Blog July 7 2016

2016 Los Angeles Minimum Wage & Paid Sick Leave: Effective July 1, 2016

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Minimum Wage:

According to the Los Angeles Minimum Wage Ordinance the new minimum wage is now $10.50. The minimum wage rate will increase according to the following schedules:

Effective Date Employers with 26 or more Employees Employers with 25 or fewer Employees
or Non-Profit corporations with 26 or
more Employees with approval to pay a deferred rate
7/1/2016 $10.50 $10.00 (CA State Minimum Wage)
7/1/2017 $12.00 $10.50
7/1/2018 $13.25 $12.00
7/1/2019 $14.25 $13.25
7/1/2020 $15.00 $14.25
7/1/2021 $15.00 $15.00

Paid Sick Leave:

Paid Sick Leave will be provided to all employees who work at least two hours in a particular week in the City of Los Angeles for the same employer for 30 days or more within a year.

All LA County Employers are required to post the 2016 Los Angeles Minimum Wage & Paid Sick Leave Poster at any workplace or job site. Employers who violate these new regulations will be subject to penalties.

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