employment law, Legal

$12 a Hour is the Minimum Wage in Los Angeles Now: New Legal Reasons #55

While the State’s minimum wage is not increasing for California until January of 2018, a number of other cities and counties have local ordinances that mandate increases on July 1, 2017. If you work in any of these areas, at least two hours of work in a particular week within the geographic boundaries of the City of Los Angeles, you may be entitled to the higher hourly rate. Your business must employ more than 25 employees, and be in city limits of Los Angeles. To check if your business is in the City of Los Angeles Neighborhood info website.

Moreover. you are entitled to 48 hours of sick paid leave regardless of the size of your work.

You can find more information regarding the MWO in the City of Los Angeles website​.​ You can also contact the Office of Wage Standards (the OWS) at 1-844 -924-3752 or by email at wagesla@lacity.org.

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