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Written by attorney Patricia Anne Savage | May 4, 2018

Surviving a Claim filed with the California Labor Commissioner for Wages

A practical approach to understanding the Procedure involved as an Employer

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Review the video below, which is found on the Labor Commissioner web page to advise employees. Although it is for employees, It will help you understand what the employee is looking for and how the process works. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eX6NZk6IxZc Also, directly below, a link to the Labor Commissioner home page identifying various wage claim issues. https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/HowToFileWageClaim.htm Finally, the most common Labor Commissioner claims include alleged violations of the following Labor Code provisions: Labor Code Statutes: 510, 512, 226.7, 1192, 1194 and 203. Additionally, although employees don't file claims with the Labor Commissioner for violations of Labor Code Section 226, every employer should read this statute to understand their obligations with respect to time records and wage statements.

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