When constructing a building or other structure within Los Angeles County, California, it is essential to be aware of the labor laws that must be followed. The Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS) requires a permit for any work to build, alter, or repair private property in buildings within the city. This includes any electrical, plumbing, or mechanical equipment installed in these structures.
Industry Affecting TradeThe term 'industry affecting trade' refers to any industry or activity in commerce or in which a labor dispute may overload or obstruct trade or tend to hinder or obstruct trade or the free movement of trade.
This includes any organization of any kind, agency, committee, or employee representation plan in which employees participate and that exists for the purpose of dealing with employers in connection with complaints, labor disputes, salaries, pay rates, hours of employment, or working conditions.