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Consumer News/Announcements


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.


DCBA Wage Enforcement Joins Forces with Federal, State Departments

DCBA signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Department of Labor and California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement to help resolve alleged wage violation cases more efficiently and assist in outreach efforts to area workers and businesses.


Increase Your Cyber Security During Holiday Shopping

With the holiday shopping season now underway, you may be doing more online shopping during the next few weeks. Large-scale data breaches are on the rise. While risk can never be fully eliminated, good online habits can certainly reduce your risk.