A. As part of California’s Wage Theft Protection Act, which took effect Jan. 1, 2012, all private employers need to provide to newly hiredwith a notice that contains some specific information. The notice has to be provided “at the time of hiring” but no later than the employee’s start date. The notice must include the following:
- The employee’s rate of pay, overtime rate, basis for pay (hourly, shift, salary, piece, commission, etc.) and payday
- The employer’s name, including any “doing business as” names (DBA), physical address, mailing address and telephone number
- The employer’s workers’ compensation provider’s name, address, telephone number and policy number.