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PAGA Law

California adopted a novel approach to enforcing the Labor Code of California when it enacted the Private Attorney General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”) codified in Cal. Lab. Code § 2698, et seq.  This law allows a private citizen to pursue … Continue reading

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PAGA Penalties Apply To Wage Order “Working Conditions” Violations

In Bright v. 99 Cent Only Stores, the Second Appellate District reversed the dismissal of a cashier’s claim for penalties because her employer failed to give her a place to sit while she was working. The reason is that providing “suitable seats” to employees is one of the many “working condition” provisions contained solely in the administrative … Continue reading

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