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Annual Increase in L.A.’s Minimum Wage Takes Effect July 1; Hospitals Need to Update Labor Law Posters

For human resources managers

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In 2016, the city of Los Angeles enacted an annual, phased-in minimum wage increase that was modeled after the state’s minimum wage law. The city’s minimum wage is separate and higher than the state minimum wage. On July 1, the minimum wage in the city of Los Angeles will increase to $15 per hour for employers with 26 or more employees.  

All employers within the city of Los Angeles, irrespective of size, must update their labor law posters to reflect the new minimum wage. The state’s minimum wage remains unchanged and will not increase until 2022. More information can be found onlinePlease consult with your labor counsel if there are any questions.