Employers in Los Angeles and San Francisco must prepare to pay higher minimum wages starting July 1.
In the city of Los Angeles and the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, the minimum wage is going to $12 an hour on July 1 for businesses with more than 25 employees, up from $10.50 an hour. Businesses with 25 or fewer employees will have to pay at least $10.50 an hour, up from $10 an hour. Unincorporated areas of Los Angeles are the areas of the county that aren’t governed by local city governments.
San Francisco’s minimum wage will go from $13 an hour to $14 an hour on July 1.
For more information on the local minimum wage rates, see the December 26, 2016, issue of California Employment Law Letter.