Wage Statements


California law requires that employers provide a wage statement with each paycheck or cash payment that shows all of the following information:

1. Gross wages earned

2. Total hours worked if compensation is based on an hourly rate

3. All deductions

4. If applicable, the number of piece rate units earned and the piece pay rate

5. Hourly pay rates and the corresponding number of hours worked at each rate

6. Net wages earned

7. The inclusive dates of the period for which the employee is paid

8. The name and social security number of the employee

9. The name and address of the legal entity that is the employer


If employees’ wage statement do not provide any of the above listed information, employees may recover significant damages, penalties and attorneys’ fees.


If your wage statements do not include any of the above listed information, contact us for a free consultation.