In addition to passing their own paid sick leave laws, Los Angeles and San Diego have also chosen to raise minimum wages over the course of several years.
The Los Angeles ordinance provides the following schedule of minimum wage increases:
For employers with 26 or more employees:
- July 1, 2016: $10.50/hr
- July 1, 2017: $12.00/hr
- July 1, 2018: $13.25/hr
- July 1, 2019: $14.25/hr
- July 1, 2020: $15.00/hr
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