Two companion ordinances were enacted to support the purpose of the Living Wage Ordinance:
Contractor Standards Ordinance (Page 3 of San Diego Municipal Code Division 30) is intended to verify a bidder is capable to perform the contract and has the business integrity to justify award of tax dollars. Further details are provided in Contractor Standards Rules .
Service Worker Retention Ordinance (San Diego Municipal Code Division 28) is intended to minimize disruption in services when contractors are changed and give incumbent employees a reasonable opportunity to obtain possible employment with a new contractor. Further details are provided in Rules for Worker Retention for Services over $25,000 .