Category: Private Attorneys General Act

Employee Lawsuits May Proceed Under PAGA

Employee Lawsuits Upheld Under Private Attorneys General Act

California and federal laws generally uphold arbitration waivers in employment agreements signed by an employees.  These arbitration agreements often prevent employee lawsuits should a dispute arise regarding wages or other workplace conditions. In Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los[...]

PAGA Claims

PAGA Claims Sent to Arbitration by Federal Court

A federal court in California has looked to the Federal Arbitration Act in upholding mandatory arbitration agreements as a bar to employment claims under the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). Sitting in the U.S. District[...]

PAGA Lawsuits and Arbitration Clauses

Private Attorneys General Act Lawsuit Viability to Be Considered by U.S. Supreme Court

Within California, an extensive list of employment-related legal violations may be pursued by individuals acting as "proxies" for the California Attorney General in ensuring safe and fair working conditions.  Under this Private Attorneys General Act, or[...]