Los Angeles Minimum Wage Increase on July 1, 2018

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May 25, 2018

New Changes as of July 1, 2018

On July 1, 2018, the City of Los Angeles minimum wage rate will increase for all Employees. Employers must also continue to provide Sick Time Benefits.

Employers with 26 or more Employees 

Minimum Wage Rate: $13.25/hour
Sick Time Benefits as of July 1, 2016

Employers with 25 or fewer Employees 
Minimum Wage Rate: $12.00/hour
Sick Time Benefits as of July 1, 2017

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.

What do I have to post?

Employers must post this notice in a conspicuous place at any workplace or job site where an Employee works. [LAMC § 188.03]

This notice is available in a total of 13 languages including English, Spanish, and more on our website.



Are you located within the geographic boundaries of the City? Click here to check.
Visit our website for more information on posting requirements, Non-Profit Deferral Application, FAQs, and more.

If your agency would like to request additional information or training on the Minimum Wage Ordinance, please contact our office to find out how you can schedule an on-site presentation. 

Learn More

Office of Wage Standards
1-844-WAGESLA (924-3752)