In an opinion issued on March 12, 2020, the California Supreme Court held that settling individual Labor Code claims does not strip an employee of standing to pursue civil penalties for the same violations under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), reversing a win for the employer. Kim v. Reins Int’l California, S246911 (Cal. Mar. 12, 2020).
Plaintiff Justin Kim was a training ...
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