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As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(a) "Calendar week" shall mean a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday.

(b) "City" shall mean the City of San Mateo.

(c) "Employee" shall mean any person who:

(1) In a calendar week performs at least two hours of work within the geographic boundaries of the City for an employer; and

(2) Qualifies as an employee entitled to payment of a minimum wage from any employer under the California Minimum Wage Law, as provided under Section 1197 of the California Labor Code and wage orders published by the State of California Industrial Welfare Commission. Employees shall include learners, as defined by the California Industrial Welfare Commission.

(d) "Employer" shall mean any person (including a natural person, corporation, non-profit corporation, general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, business trust, estate, trust, association, joint venture, agency, instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity, whether domestic or foreign), who directly or indirectly (including through the services of a temporary services or staffing agency or similar entity) employs or exercises control over the wages, hours or working conditions of any employee.

(e) "Non-profit corporation" shall mean a non-profit corporation, duly organized, validly existing, and in good standing under the laws of the jurisdiction of its incorporation and (if a foreign corporation) in good standing under the laws of the State of California, which corporation has established and maintains valid non-profit status under Section 501 subsection (c)(3) of Title 26 of the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended and all rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.

(f) "Minimum wage" shall have the meaning set forth in Section 5.92.020 of this chapter.