- Gross wages earned;
- Total hours worked by the employee (unless properly exempt from overtime);
- The number of piece-rate units earned and any applicable piece rate if the employee is paid on a piece-rate basis;
- All deductions (all deductions made on written agreement of the employee may be aggregated and shown as one item);
- Net wages earned;
- The inclusive dates of the period for which the employee is paid;
- The name of the employee and the last four digits of the social security number or employee identification number – not the entire social security number;
- The name and address of the legal entity that is the employer; and
- All applicable hourly rates in effect during the pay period and the corresponding number of hours worked at each hourly rate.
California Labor Code 226 is not a recent statute, but employees have begun regularly including claims under this statute in many actions filed against employers...This is true low-hanging fruit on the litigation tree.