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San Francisco Employers Must Post New HCSO Poster and Submit Annual Reporting Forms

City and County of San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement

New Health Care Security Ordinance Poster

OLSE has released an updated 2022 Health Care Security Ordinance Poster (PDF).

This poster must be placed at each job site or workplace in a location where employees can read it easily as of January 1, 2022. For employees working remotely, the poster may be provided electronically. 

New HCSO Rates Effective Jan. 1, 2022

Under the San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance, employers must spend a minimum amount on health care for their San Francisco employees. As of January 1, 2022, the rates are as follows:


  • $3.30 per hour for employers with 100 or more workers worldwide.

  • $2.20 per hour for employers with 20-99 workers worldwide. 

Find more information about who is covered and how to comply with the Health Care Security Ordinance here.

Employer Annual Reporting Form Schedule

Employer Annual Reporting Forms will be required for calendar year 2021. The form will be due on April 30, 2022, and it will be posted on the HCSO web page and the FCO web page by April 1, 2022.

Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, the City of San Francisco waived employer annual reporting requirements for calendar years 2019 and 2020 under the Health Care Security and Fair Chance Ordinances. See the legislation passed by the Board of Supervisors on April 20, 2021 codifying the waiver. 

Note that employers were required to comply with all other aspects of the Health Care Security and Fair Chance Ordinances. 

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