Portions of employer liability in California PAGA actions are dischargeable in bankruptcy under a bankruptcy court decision issued this summer. Specifically, employers’ liability for the 25% share of PAGA penaltiesContinue Reading PAGA Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?
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
The California Supreme Court granted review of Adolph v. Uber Technologies, Inc. (“Adolph”) in July 2022. The case calls into question whether a PAGA representative maintains standing…Continue Reading Mark Your Calendars – PAGA Waivers to be Decided by August 7, 2023
The California Court of Appeal dealt another blow to California employers—employees who’s individual PAGA claims are compelled to arbitration now maintain standing to bring their representative PAGA claims in court.Continue Reading Representative PAGA Claims Survive Arbitration Agreements—California Rejects U.S. Supreme Court’s Viking River Holding
The allure of doing business in California is undeniable. It is the world’s fifth (moving towards fourth) largest economy and a market of more than 39 million people. For employers…Continue Reading Doing Business in California: Free Guide for Employers Updated for 2023
In what will be one of the biggest wins for California employers this year, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that waivers of employees’ individual claims under California’s Private Attorneys…Continue Reading U.S. Supreme Court: Arbitration Agreements Can Include Enforceable PAGA Waivers!
I am not usually a policy wonk, and I often think in terms of concepts not cases. However, I must say that listening to the US Supreme Court’s oral argument…
Continue Reading Fate of PAGA’s Inclusion In Class Action Waivers in SCOTUS’ Hands
The sharks are starting to circle around PAGA (Private Attorney General Act), a law that many California employers find crazy-making for all the reasons outlined here. PAGA may finally…
Continue Reading Will Employers Finally Get Some PAGA Relief in 2022?
Blog post by Fox Rothschild associate, Gabrielle Gordon
The close of the 2021 California legislative session brings forth a series of new wage and hour laws that impact employers and…
Continue Reading New California Wage & Hour Laws for 2022