Calif. Updates Guidance On Wage Theft Law Requirements

Law360, New York (April 16, 2012, 9:17 PM EDT) -- California's Division of Labor Standards Enforcement on Thursday updated its guidance on employers' notice obligations under the state's Wage Theft Prevention Act, removing ambiguities attorneys said employers feared would spawn litigation.

The WTPA, which went into effect Jan. 1, amended the state labor code to require employers to furnish new hires with a written notice that specifies the employee's rate of pay, the allowances and regular payday designated by the employer, the name of the employer and the employer's address and telephone number, as well as...
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