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 ...
If you thought employers were overburdened with wage penalties in California, you were wrong.
As Labor Day and "back to school" beckon, what new laws and trends are we seeing in California? Here are my picks:
And it's a long list.
I'm coming to California!
At least, not directly.
Good news for employers.
A bewildering line of cases.
Let's be blunt.
California employers should make sure the arbitrator decides on arbitrability.
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