Pay stub headaches: Penalties for noncompliant wage statements can add up

Issuing inaccurate or incomplete itemized wage statements, also known as "pay stubs," can result in significant liability for employers. California law requires employers to provide specific information in pay stubs and imposes significant penalties on employers that fail to follow those requirements. The number of lawsuits based on noncompliant wage statements has dramatically increased recently because employees can easily file representative action lawsuits under the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) for pay stub violations. Read More...