Date

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Air District is warning unregistered Bay Area employers subject to the Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program that they could face financial penalties for not coming into compliance with the 2016 regulation.

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The Bay Area Commuter Benefits program was made permanent last year after achieving strong bi-partisan support in the California state legislature and was then signed into law by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. The regional program requires employers with 50 or more full-time employees within the Bay Area to register with the program and provide commuter benefits to their employees. If not, the employers could face violations and fines. 

Employers subject to the Commuter Benefits Program will be notified by the Air District and must register at 511.org. Assistance is available from MTC’s 511 Commuter Benefits Specialists to help employers comply with the program. 

View press release.

View compliance advisory.

 

Last Updated: 5/16/2017