The Law at Work: Employer may identify itself by recorded fictitious business name on paystub
California law requires employers to provide their employees with an “accurate itemized statement,” usually a paystub, each pay period which includes distinct information. The California Court of Appeal recently ruled that an employer satisfies its obligation to provide its name on an employee’s paystub by providing the recorded fictitious business name it uses in California, even where that dba differs from its incorporated name, and that an employer satisfies its obligation to provide its address by providing its mailing address, even if the employer omits mail stop and ZIP+4 information. In his the Law at Work column in the San Diego Union-Tribune, Shareholder Dan Eaton examines the dismissed case involving YRC, Inc.
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