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Employees Who Settle, Dismiss Individual Claims Can Still Bring PAGA Lawsuits

Yesterday, the California Supreme Court ruled that employees that settle and dismiss individual Labor Code violation claims against employers can still pursue a claim under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), a statute that deputizes them to enforce violations on behalf of the state. Before the PAGA, only the state’s Labor Commissioner, not employees, could recover […]

13 Mar 20 - Workplace Policies - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

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California Has One of Worst Lawsuit Climates in Country, Business Survey Shows

California has one of the worst lawsuit climates in the country, affecting companies’ decisions on whether to do business in the state, according to a recent survey of senior U.S. business executives. The state comes almost last in the overall national ranking, at No. 48, in the 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, conducted for […]

4 Oct 19 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »