Q: My employer is constantly late in paying our wages. Often times by a whole month can she be charged a penalty?
A: The most basic and absolutely solid principle of California wage and hour law is that wages must be paid on time. If wages are late, the employer owes back wages, interest and a penalty equal to one day's wages for each day wages remain unpaid for a maximum of 30 days. For more information about when wages must be paid, please visit -- http://employerdefenseattorney.com/pay-days/
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