If you have been impacted by the pandemic, EWDD is here to help. Visit our Recovery Resources page to access resources and information.

The Economic & Workforce Development Department offers services to business owners and developers either directly or through our network of service provider agencies. The Department strives to improve the economic climate of Los Angeles through the provision of financing, technical assistance, training, business tax incentives, and workforce programs. These services help local businesses grow, provide living wage jobs for LA workers, as well as high-quality goods and services to under-served communities.




Now it is more important than ever to follow safety standards, stay informed on updated policy changes and regulations protecting the health and well-being of both workers and customers. Download the City of Los Angeles' Policy Guide for LA Small Businesses for more information.