Minimum Wage Increases and Loss of Earnings

The State of California’s Department of Industrial Relations has outlined the annual minimum wage increases that will take effect over the next few years. Although this is a statewide requirement, the actual increases vary by ordinances. Below is a comparison of the state’s specified increases and Los Angeles County’s actual increases. For cases that involve an employee who earns minimum wage, these increases are crucial in calculating future loss of earnings.

Los Angeles County:

State of California Department of Industrial Relations