Tag Archives: wage statements

New York Enacts State-Wide “Wage Theft” Act

On December 13, New York Governor David Paterson signed into law the “Wage Theft Prevention Act,” a bill which provides new and expanded protections for workers under the New York State Labor Law.  Among other provisions, the new law (which takes effect in 120 days) includes the following provisions: ·         An increase in the liquidated … Continue Reading

California Appeals Court Issues Pro-Employer Ruling Regarding Wage Statement Compliance

The surge of state wage and hour claims continues in California. Among the numerous California Labor Code provisions which has been the subject of repeated litigation is California Labor Code § 226(a) (“226”), which creates specific requirements concerning the content of employee wage statements. Included among its provisions is a requirement that wage statements indicate the “total … Continue Reading
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