The minimum wage in the city of Los Angeles is being raised Sunday, the third such hike since Mayor Eric Garcetti signed a measure in 2015 that will gradually increase it to $15 per hour by 2020.
Hikes are also coming to unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, Pasadena, Santa Monica and Malibu.
The minimum wage in the cities and unincorporated areas for businesses with 26 or more employees is moving up to $13.25 per hour from $12 per hour, and to $12 per hour from $10.50 per hour for businesses with 25 or few employees.
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The California minimum wage is $11 an hour for businesses with 26 employees or more, and $10.50 for smaller ones.