San Francisco no longer requires people to show proof of vaccination or a negative test to enter large indoor businesses or events. The Employment Protection Ordinance related to COVID Prohibits employment discrimination based on the status of COVID-19.Visit the Employment Protection Ordinance webpage related to COVID San Francisco Grocery Stores, Pharmacies, Restaurants, and Demand Delivery Services Worker Protection Ordinance San Francisco grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants and on-demand delivery services must implement measures to specific safety of COVID-19.Visit the San Francisco Worker Protection Ordinance COVID-19 Rights to Recovery Program webpage: If you test positive for COVID-19 and have no sick days or access to other income during the recovery period, you may be eligible for the COVID-19 Rights to Recovery Program. There is no application process and the City will not ask or record any questions about citizenship or immigration. Immigration status does not affect eligibility.
To access the program, call the COVID Resource Center at (62) 217-6101 For more information, go to the EDD Coronavirus Assistance webpage and FAQ. Resources for EmployersThe San Francisco Office of Workforce Development (OEWD) is providing business guidance and assistance to employers affected by the current coronavirus outbreak. For more information, visit the OEWD Coronavirus Assistance webpage. City and County of San Francisco.
Employers are responsible for keeping the work environment safe. See state rules and standards for how your employer can protect you and your colleagues. San Francisco businesses should refer to the latest San Francisco health orders and the California Department of Public Health health order for guidance. For businesses that must verify vaccination, follow proof of vaccination requirements (self-certifications are not allowed for businesses that are required to confirm vaccination under the current health order).
CDF Labor Law LLP convened a working group of lawyers across California to address California employment-related issues that employers are facing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.