Wage Theft Protection Act of 2011 Went into Effect on January 1, 2012

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Did you know...AB 469, the Wage Theft Protection Act of 2011, which went into effect on January 1, 2012, inter alia, amends the Labor Code to add Section 2810.5, which requires employers to provide a written notice to nonexempt employees at the time of hire of their rate(s) of pay, designated pay day, the employer's intent to claim allowances (meal or lodging allowances) as part of the minimum wage, and the basis of wage payment (whether paying by hour, shift, day, week, piece, etc.), including any applicable rates for overtime.  The notice must be provided in the language the employer normally uses to communicate employment-related information to the employee, through translated notices provided by the Department of Labor.

For the DLSE 's sample notice (which includes more than set out in AB 469) and FAQs, click here.

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