Recently, a California appellate court issued a clear reminder to employers that paying meticulous attention to detail is required in complying with California’s wage and hour laws. In Noori v. Countrywide Payroll & HR Solutions, Inc. (CA3 C084800, 12/26/19), the Third Appellate District closely analyzed the Labor Code’s requirements regarding itemized wage statements and concluded… Read More
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Under California Labor Code §226(a), California employers are required to provide wage statements to employees that contain 9 different pieces of information. One of the requirements is that the wage statement must show “the name and address of the legal entity that is the employer.” Given the statute’s use of the term “legal entity,” most California… Read More
What happens when an employer inadvertently hands out pay stubs that the employer does not realize are missing some required information? Well, given that this is California, you can probably guess the answer.
California Labor Code §226 itemizes the many pieces of information that must be contained on an employee’s wage statement. These include the gross wages earned, the total number of regular and overtime hours worked, the deductions, the net wages earned, and the legal name and address of the employing entity, among other things. Many California… Read More