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  • - PAGA

    Intervention and Arbitration

    By: James R. Sigel and Adam L. Sorensen

    The Ninth Circuit Court rejects the attempt of an employee to intervene in another employee’s suit under California’s Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). Background: Carolyn Callahan sued her employer, Brookdale Senior Living Communities, under California’s Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). PAGA allows
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  • - Legislation, PAGA

    California Issues A New Round Of Employment Laws

    By: Andrew R. Turnbull

    California employers will be impacted by several new laws signed by Governor Newsom during this past legislative session. Employers should review their policies and procedures in light of these developments, most of which will be effective January 1, 2020. Minimum wages will also increase
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  • - Legislation, PAGA

    PAGA: A Call To Arms

    By: Karen J. Kubin

    Whatever good intentions its proponents may claim, the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA) created perverse incentives for plaintiff’s lawyers to file representative actions seeking civil penalties for violations of the California Labor Code on behalf of all “aggrieved employees” of
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