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$10.50 - New Minimum Wage – Effective 7/1/2016 in
Los Angeles City and LA County Unincorporated Areas
You may be aware of the newest minimum wage requirement set to be effective on 7/1 this year. But do you know who is affected? Which areas are being applied to? What does Unincorporated Areas mean and where are those areas?
I raised these questions here because one of my clients, a business owner, asked me anxiously because she is confused. Then I talked with my other clients and even my CPA, the common response is most people are confused.
Effective July 1, Los Angeles City would enforce the new minimum wage requirement: $10.50 per hour. This new requirement would apply to employers who employ 26 or more employees in 2015. For those who employ 25 or less employees in 2015 would receive a one year grace period to implement the new requirement. For details, please refer to the LA City Ordinance No. 184320 at the below link.
L A County has adopted the same minimum wage change in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles with the same effective date of July 1. Please copy the below web address to your favorite internet browser and find out more about the ordinance and the unincorporated areas of L A County.