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I am a DIFFERENT CONTRIBUTOR, as you opted out your previous contributor.
I disagree with your previous contributor's comments.
First of all, even in CA, if an employer makes a one time error in payroll (you said this is the first time) the employer is allowed to make the corrections by the next regular pay day. CA law does not punish an employer for a single error. If the employer continuously makes these mistakes, then you have cause for legal action against the employer for violation of the CA Wage
Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act
, which provides that for improper payment of wages you can sue for 2 times the wages due, as liquidated damages and if you prove it is willful and malicious, you can sue for 3 times the wages due, plus attorney's fees.
Now, you said above this is a first time error, you cannot just run to court on a first time error, you have to give the employer notice and they have a right to make correction on a first time error and the law says they should make it right by the next regular pay day. That means the employer could make it right prior to that, but they have up to the next pay date to make the correction.
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