Timekeeping and Recording Guidelines

​You must maintain required payroll records in ink or in other indelible form. The payroll records must be properly dated, showing the month, day and year. Keep payroll records on file for at least four years at the place of employment or at a central location within California. Also, California law requires you to maintain an accurate record of employees’ hours of work and compensation.​

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