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Los Angeles Raises Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour Over Several Years

Jun 16, 2015

HR360, Inc.
June 16, 2015

Increases Begin for Certain Employers in July 2016

The City of Los Angeles has announced that the minimum wage will rise to $15 per hour, according to the following schedule:

Beginning on July 1, 2022, the minimum wage will increase annually based on inflation. The City of Los Angeles is expected to announce the adjusted rates on January 1, and publish a bulletin announcing the adjusted rates that will take effect on July 1 of each year.

The ordinance also contains special provisions regarding certain learners aged 14–17, and allows certain non-profit corporations (with 26 or more employees) to apply for a deferral rate schedule. A poster reflecting the new rates is not currently available.

Click here to read the text of the ordinance.

For more information on other state laws specific to California, visit the State Laws section, click on California, and choose your topic of interest from the left-hand navigation menu.

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