for Local Workers
LA County Public Works is eager to work with you - contractors and communities - to achieve the goals of the Local Worker Hiring Program. We want to increase local participation in the construction of capital projects and create job opportunities within the County’s most economically challenged communities.
Los Angeles County's Local and Targeted Worker Hire Policy was adopted by the Board of Supervisors in October 2016 to ensure that local workers have employment opportunities on projects within their own communities. This policy sets a goal to hire 30% Local Workers and 10% Targeted Workers on all County capital and construction projects valued at $500,000 or more.
Local Workers are residents living in specific communities where the average percentage of households are living significantly below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). For example, a household of four living with an annual income of $49,200 or less.List of specific communities identified by ZIP code
Who may qualify as a “Targeted Worker”?
A Targeted Worker is a County resident who has career-limiting circumstances, such as: