LA COUNTY MINIMUM WAGE ORDINANCE

Whether you are a worker or an employer, we’re here to help your find the resources you need. Click “For Workers” to learn more about the County’s minimum wage law and how to get help if you are not paid the correct minimum wage for work done in Unincorporated LA County. Click “For Employers” to learn more about how to stay in compliance with minimum wage laws.

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You can reach our skilled counselors Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at
(800) 593-8222 or via email at wagehelp@dcba.lacounty.gov.

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SANTA MONICA MINIMUM WAGE ORDINANCE

DCBA enforces Santa Monica’s ordinance which consists of a minimum wage, paid sick leave, service charges, first-time worker, and enforcement provisions.

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LA COUNTY HEALTH & SAFETY ANTI-RETALIATION

Your employer cannot retaliate or discriminate against you if you complain or provide information about workplace violations of public health laws and rules.

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LA COUNTY COVID-19 VACCINE PAID LEAVE ORDINANCE

Private Employers in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County are required to provide paid leave for Employees to receive COVID-19 vaccine injections.

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LA COUNTY TEMPORARY HERO PAY ORDINANCE

Some workers in the unincorporated areas of the county earned $5 an hour in “Hero Pay’ due to COVID-19, in addition to their base wages from February 26 to June 25, 2021.

PREVENTION OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

LA County employers must post a notice which provides help and services to the victims of slavery and human trafficking. Businesses must also provide training to its new and existing employees to help recognize signs of human trafficking.

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Office of Labor Equity Joins Worker Advocacy Organization to Recognize Labor Rights Week

Office of Labor Equity Joins Worker Advocacy Organization to Recognize Labor Rights Week 1000 567 Consumer & Business

The Los Angeles County Office of Labor Equity, within the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA), joined together with the Pilipino Workers’ Center (PWC) to recognize Labor Rights Week and raise awareness of the various resources available to workers, employers, and communities. The event highlighted the $15.96 minimum wage for unincorporated areas in the…

Minimum Wage in unincorporated LA County is now $15.96

Workers in Unincorporated LA County Must Be Paid At Least $15.96 per Hour

Workers in Unincorporated LA County Must Be Paid At Least $15.96 per Hour 1000 586 Consumer & Business

The minimum wage in unincorporated areas for Los Angeles County will be $15.96 per hour beginning today, July 1. Some important aspects of the County’s Minimum Wage Ordinance: This ordinance applies to employees who perform at least two hours of work in a week within unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County Employers are required to…

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Minimum Wage in Unincorporated LA County Increases to $15.96 on July 1

Minimum Wage in Unincorporated LA County Increases to $15.96 on July 1 1000 586 Consumer & Business

Department of Consumer and Business Affairs’ Office of Labor Equity to help workers and employers understand, follow wage laws LOS ANGELES – The minimum wage for workers in unincorporated areas in Los Angeles County will be $15.96 per hour beginning July 1, 2022, the County’s Chief Executive Office (CEO) announced on Monday.  The new 6.4…

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