April 2022: Los Angeles City Raises Minimum Wage

07 Apr


Los Angeles City Raises Minimum Wage

Update Applicable to:
All employers in Los Angeles City, California.

What happened?
In accordance with Section 187.02(d) of the Los Angeles Municipal Code (LAMC), the Office of Wage Standards raised the minimum wage to $16.04.

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What are the details?

Effective July 1, 2022, the minimum wage rate will increase by $1.04 to a new minimum wage rate of $16.04 per hour. This increase is applicable to employees covered by the Minimum Wage Ordinance, specifically those who perform at least two hours of work within the boundaries of the city for an employer and qualify as an employee entitled to payment of minimum wage from any employer under the California minimum wage law.

Covered employers are required to post a notice, which includes the current minimum wage rate, in a conspicuous place at any workplace or job site where an employee works pursuant to LAMC Section 188.03, the “Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Poster” containing the required information available in 13 languages on the Wages LA website.

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For more information, please see the links below:

2022 Minimum Wage Ordinance

Wages LA Website

Los Angeles Municipal Codes

What do employers need to do?
Employers should review the links provided above, make adjustments to their payroll policies, and download and post the required minimum wage notice in a conspicuous location.

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