As we blogged about here, the United States Supreme Court in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana divided PAGA claims into two buckets: (1) individual PAGA claims; and (2)

Continue Reading Representative PAGA Claims Survive After Individual Arbitration— Employer-Friendly Viking River Ruling Nullified by California Supreme Court

This post is part of Experience Matters, a series drawing on my 30+ years of defending employers in California employment litigation.  The series highlights actions you can take to reduce

Continue Reading Take These Smart Steps to Reduce Risk, Build Defensible Terminations, and Stress Less!

The New Rule: Employees are given whistleblower protection for lodging complaints of violations already known to the employer.

While California courts have already granted employees with broad whistleblower protection

Continue Reading ALERT: CHANGE IN LAW – RETALIATION PROTECTION NOW GIVEN TO EMPLOYEES COMPLAINING OF KNOWN VIOLATIONS