Class Action

On February 25, 2019, a California court of appeal in Correia v. NB Baker Electric, Inc. affirmed a trial court’s order denying an employer’s petition to compel arbitration of a claim brought under the Private Attorney General Act of 2004 (PAGA). The trial court had...

On November 28, 2018, the California Business & Industrial Alliance, an association representing California-based employers, filed a 54-page Complaint in the Orange County Superior Court seeking injunctive and declaratory relief against Attorney General Xavier Becerra and alleging that that the California Private Attorney General Act...

On September 19, 2018, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill No. 1654. Effective January 1, 2019, AB 1654 modifies the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”) and exempts an employee in the construction industry from its coverage with respect to work performed under a valid collective bargaining...