Fair hiring and wages
Public works contractors must pay the prevailing wage rate for the type of work performed.
Learn about the labor law that protects City non-construction workers.
Most City contractors and tenants (including at the Airport) must provide their covered employees with (a) no less than the MCO hourly wage in effect; (b) 12 paid days off per year (or cash equivalent); and (c) 10 days off per year without pay per year.
Employers are required to follow strict rules regarding applicants’ and employees’ arrest and conviction record(s) and related information.
Prohibits employers from asking applicants about their current or past salary or disclosing a current or former employee's salary history without the employee's authorization unless the salary history is publicly available.
Learn about the labor law that promotes workplace harmony between City contractors and unions.
Requires certain successor contractors and subcontractors to retain covered employees for at least 90 days after the termination of a covered service contract and places notification requirements on the awarding authority and terminated contractor.
Most City contractors and tenants (including at the Airport and the Port) must offer health plan benefits to their covered employees, make payment to the Department of Public Health, or, under limited circumstances, make payments directly to their covered employees.