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Labor Commissioner Releases Updated Wage Theft Protection Act Employee Notice Template

Bryan Little, Farm Employers Labor Service

Updated: December 15, 2024

UPDATE: The Office of the Labor Commissioner has released a revised Wage Theft Protection Act template notice to reflect recent changes to California Paid Sick Leave (SB 616, L. Gonzalez, D-Long Beach) (see California Expands Paid Sick Leave Law Effective January 1, 2024, Barsamian & Moody, FELS website, October 9, 2023) and changes in required notifications H-2A employees in California of a federal or state disaster declaration (AB 636, Kalra, D-San Jose); AB 636 requires an employer to include in the notice information regarding the existence of a federal or state disaster declaration applicable to the county or counties in which the employee will be employed and that was issued within 30 days before the employee’s first day of employment.   

As this date of publication, the Labor Commissioner has not released the revised notice in languges other than English; employers should check the Labor Commissioner's Wage Theft Protection Act page periodically for the notice in Spanish or other versions that should be available soon.  Employers may create thier own notice format as long is it contains all the information required to be disclosed by Labor Code Section 2810.5.

SB 616 and AB 636, and the requirement to use the revised Wage Theft Protection Act notice become effective January 1, 2024.