What does the City of Los Angeles, CA Airport Living Wage Poster Cover?
- All contractors, subcontractors, public lessees or licensees, and sublessees and sublicensees servicing airports in the LAWA system who are subject to the Living Wage Ordinance, must post a copy of the City of Los Angeles, CA Airport Living Wage Poster in places frequented by employees. The Poster provides employees with information regarding the current Living Wage Rate (with health benefits and without health benefits), the provision of days off, and the Earned Income Credit (EIC).
- The Living Wage Rate that must be paid to employees is adjusted for contractors that offer health benefits. It is adjusted annually based on LACERS benefits. Adjustments to the Living Wage Rate take effect each July 1. Contractors who do not offer health benefits are required to pay employees the full cash Living Wage Rate.
- Employees may also accrue compensated and uncompensated time off for family or personal illness.
- Employees who assert their rights under the law are protected from retaliation.
- An employee may file a civil lawsuit against his/her employer for failure to pay the Living Wage Rate, failure to comply with the law’s health benefit requirements, and for retaliation, or he/she may file a complaint with the City.
Notice & Recordkeeping
- The City of Los Angeles, CA Airport Living Wage Poster must be posted at each job site where employees can easily view it.
- Notice is provided in English, Spanish, Tagalog, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean.
- Contractors are required to retain payroll records for a period of at least four (4) years.