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Labor Commissioner Launches Online “Wage Theft” Claim Form

The California Labor Commissioner has launched an online wage claim application in English and Spanish.

Upon creating an account, applicants can access forms and upload documentation (e.g., paystubs,  bounced checks) to seek recovery for Labor Code violations such as:

Labor Commissioner Lilia Garcia-Brower stated, “Workers are now able to take swift action to file wage theft complaints, neutralizing several obstacles that historically have been barriers to accessing basic protections.”

Employers should know and comply with all applicable – and changing – workplace wage-related laws, conducting regular audits of practices and recordkeeping, preferably with an experienced employment attorney.

For further information, please contact Tim Bowles, Cindy Bamforth or Helena Kobrin.

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Cindy Bamforth
February 4, 2022

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