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June 17, 2022 - Wage and Hour, PAGA

Viking River Is Victorious in Compelling Individual PAGA Claim to Arbitration

The United States Supreme Court’s decision in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, 142 S. Ct. 1906 (2022), is welcome news for California employers.  In short, employers can compel “individual” claims under the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA) to arbitration.  With the “individual” PAGA claims compelled to arbitration, a court must dismiss the “non-individual” PAGA claims for lack of standing.

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