On July 1, 2017, the City of Los Angeles minimum wage rate will increase for all Employees and penalties for the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance will begin. Employers with 25 or fewer Employees must also provide Sick Time Benefits.

For information on how to determine the size of an Employer, see Rules and Regulations #7 and the MW-2 Small Business Deferral Eligibility Worksheet.

Employers with 26 or more Employees
Minimum Wage Rate: $12.00/hour
Sick Time Benefits as of July 1, 2016

Employers with 25 or fewer Employees
Minimum Wage Rate: $10.50/hour
Sick Time Benefits as of July 1, 2017

Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance: Starting January 22, 2017, Employers with ten (10) or more Employees can NOT inquire into a job Applicant’s Criminal History unless and until a Conditional Offer of Employment has been made to the Applicant.

Learn more at http://bca.lacity.org/index.cfm?nxt=ee&nxt_body=div_occ_eeo_fc.cfm