The city of Los Angeles (the city) enacted a minimum wage ordinance (the MWO) that requires you to pay any employee who works at least two hours in a particular week within the geographic boundaries of the city at the local minimum wage (the Los Angeles city minimum wage).1

To determine if a workplace or job site falls within the city limits, go to the city of Los Angeles Neighborhood Info website. You can find more information regarding the MWO in the city of Los Angeles website. You can also contact the Office of Wage Standards (the OWS) at 1-844 -924-3752 or by email at

Read about the July 1, 2024, minimum wage increase.

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