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L.A. County Minimum Wage Ordinance

The minimum wage for workers in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County will increase yearly starting July 1, 2016. All employers in the unincorporated areas of L.A. County must post the required workplace poster and pay the increased minimum wage, with few exceptions.

The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs enforces the new minimum wage in unincorporated L.A. County. The department works with employees and employers to ensure that violations of the County’s minimum wage law are identified, addressed, and remedied in a timely and effective manner.

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the County’s new minimum wage are available on our website in multiple languages.

 For more information

  • Visit and review DCBA’s frequently asked questions (FAQs), available in multiple languages.

  • Call DCBA at 1-800-593-8222, or

  • Follow DCBA for more tips and news about L.A. County’s minimum wage.

Minimum Wage PSA (English)

Minimum Wage PSA (Spanish)