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For purposes of this Chapter 82, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
Apprentice. Any worker who is indentured in a construction apprenticeship program that maintains current registration with the State of California’s Division of Apprenticeship Standards.
Area Median Income, or AMI. Unadjusted median income levels derived from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on an annual basis for the San Francisco area, adjusted solely for household size, but not high housing cost area.
Awarding Department. A department or commission empowered on behalf of the City to contract for a Covered Project.
City. The City and County of San Francisco, California.
Contractor. Any person, firm, partnership, owner operator, limited liability company, corporation, joint venture, proprietorship, trust, association, or other entity that contracts directly to perform construction work on a Covered Project. A Contractor may also be referred to as a “Prime Contractor” or “General Contractor.”
Core Employee or Worker. An Apprentice or journey level employee, who possesses any license required by Federal or State law for the Project Work to be performed, of a Contractor or Subcontractor, who appears on that Contractor or Subcontractor’s certified payroll 60 of the previous 100 calendar days prior to date of award of a City contract.
Disadvantaged Worker. A Local Resident who (a) resides in a census tract within the City with a rate of unemployment in excess of 150% of the City unemployment rate, as reported by the State of California Employment Development Department; or (b) at the time of commencing work on a Covered Project has a household income of less than 80% of the AMI, or (c) faces or has overcome at least one of the following barriers to employment: being homeless; being a custodial single parent; receiving public assistance; lacking a GED or high school diploma; participating in a vocational English as a second language program; or having a criminal record or other involvement with the criminal justice system.
Local Hiring Incentives. The incentives set forth in Section 82.5 of this Policy.
Local Hiring Requirements. The requirements set forth in Section 82.6 of this Policy.
Local Resident. An individual who is domiciled, as defined by Section 349(b) of the California Election Code, within the City for at least seven days immediately prior to commencing work on the project.
New Hire. Any employee of a Contractor who is not listed on the Contractor’s quarterly tax statements for the tax period and has been hired prior to the commencement of work.
OEWD. The City’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development.
Policy. The Local Hiring Policy set forth in this Chapter 82 .
Project Work. Construction work performed as part of a Covered Project.
Project Work Hours. The total hours worked on a construction contract by all Apprentices and journey level workers, whether those workers are employed by the Contractor or any Subcontractor.
Public Work or Improvement. A Public Work or Improvement as that term is defined in Section 6.1 of the Administrative Code as amended from time to time.
Subcontractor. Any person, firm, partnership, owner operator, limited liability company, corporation, joint venture, proprietorship, trust, association, or other entity that contracts with a Prime Contractor or another subcontractor to provide services to a Prime Contractor or another subcontractor in fulfillment of the Prime Contractor’s or that other subcontractor’s obligations arising from a contract for construction work on a Covered Project.
Targeted Worker. A Local Resident or Disadvantaged Worker.
(Former Sec. 82.3 added by Ord. 148-99, File No. 990433, App. 6/2/99; repealed by Ord. 171-03. File No. 030422, App. 7/3/2003)