Chapter 14.16


14.16.010    Workday designated.

14.16.020    Minimum wages.

14.16.030    Application of provisions – Exceptions.

14.16.040    Violation – Penalty.

14.16.010 Workday designated.

Eight hours in any calendar day shall constitute a day’s work for all laborers, workmen, mechanics, or other persons employed on any work done by or on behalf of the city, subject to the conditions in this chapter. [Code 1980 at § 13.16.010].

14.16.020 Minimum wages.

All laborers, workmen, mechanics, or other persons employed on municipal work which is being done by contract or subcontract shall receive and be paid not less than the current rate of per diem wages prevailing in the city. [Code 1980 at § 13.16.020].

14.16.030 Application of provisions – Exceptions.

All work done by contract or subcontract or any building or improvements or work on roads, bridges, streets, alleys, or buildings for the city shall be done under the provisions of this chapter; provided, that in cases of extraordinary emergency which may arise in time of war, or in case where it may be necessary to work more than eight hours per calendar day for the protection of property or human life, the hours for work may be extended; but in such case the rate of pay for the time employed in excess of eight hours of each calendar day shall be one and one-half times the rate of pay allowed for the same amount of time during eight hours’ service. For this purpose, this chapter is made a part of all contracts, subcontracts, or agreements for work done for the city. [Code 1980 at § 13.16.030].

14.16.040 Violation – Penalty.

Any contractor, subcontractor, or agent of contractor, foreman, employer, or any city official within whose jurisdiction work is being done, or deputy agent, or other person acting for such official, who knowingly violates the provisions of this chapter or permits their violation is guilty of a misdemeanor. [Ord. 2013-09-073 § 24; Code 1980 at § 13.16.040].