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Need help resolving a dispute? Learn about our no-cost services during National Mediation Week, October 16-22.

Adapt and grow

We can help your business during the minimum wage increases. SBI can help you save money, make money and grow your business.

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Learn how to avoid scams that may hurt your chances of immigrating lawfully.

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Minimum Wage Increases in Unincorporated Los Angeles County

Effective July 1, 2016, the minimum wage in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County is $10.50 an hour for businesses with 26 or more employees. People who work at least two hours in a one-week period in any unincorporated area of the County are entitled to the new wage.

Consumer News Alert: Local auto group accused of deceptive and unfair sales practices

A local auto group is accused of employing illegal sales tactics. Know your rights and read these tips when shopping for vehicles.

DCBA Celebrates 2016 National Mediation Week

Having issues with a landlord, neighbor, or business owner? Looking for an alternative to court? Learn how mediation can help you resolve a variety of disputes.