City of Los Angeles Minimum Wage Increase Takes Effect July 1st

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June 27, 2016
Some important changes to minimum wage requirements will take effect on July 1st for businesses operating in Los Angeles. The City of Los Angeles will require a minimum wage of $10.50 for businesses and employees that meet the eligibility criteria. Paid sick time requirements may also be effective as early as July 1, 2016.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is sharing the new requirements from the Department of Public Works, Bureau of Contract Administration (BCA), the City department which is implementing the Ordinance. to help spread the new requirements.

The Poster which needs to be at each place of business
Questions & Answers on the regulation
Fact Sheet

The Los Angeles Minimum Wage applies to all employers who have employees performing work in the City of Los Angeles, regardless of the employee’s city of residence. Any full time and part time employee, temporary employee, employee who performs at least two hours of work in a particular week within the city of Los Angeles is entitled to be paid the Los Angeles Minimum Wage.

If you are not sure whether you are within the Los Angeles city boundaries, you check out zip code areas are within the Los Angeles city boundaries at as a reference.

Information and tools for businesses, including deferral applications and mandatory workplace posters, are available at
Questions can also be directed to 1-844-WAGESLA or
Hollywood Chamber, (323) 469-8311