Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Tag: Private Attorneys General Act

Growing Coalition Backs Reform of State’s Broken Private Attorneys General Act

A broad and growing coalition of more than 120 organizations and businesses, including the California Chamber of Commerce, have joined the Fix PAGA coalition...

Report Finds Private Attorneys General Act Too Slow to Resolve Employee Claims

A new report by former heads of California’s labor and occupational safety agencies found that employee labor claims filed under California’s lawsuit-first Private Attorneys...

Local Chambers Rally for PAGA Reform

In a remarkable display of unified action, local chambers of commerce across California are taking a stand, meeting with state legislators to advocate for...

State on the Hook for Frivolous PAGA Lawsuits

Meritless Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) lawsuits are now a fiscal liability for the state of California. Following a three-week bench trial in early 2023,...

CalChamber Asks Governor to Veto Job Killer Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce is asking Governor Gavin Newsom to veto the six job killer bills sent to him by the Legislature this...

State Court Ruling Keeps Employers Open to Lawsuits

The California Supreme Court ruled last week that employees may take nonindividual claims to court even if a valid arbitration agreement requires their own...

New Article Shows Record Number of PAGA Filings During Pandemic

While most business operations seemed to slow down during the COVID-19 pandemic, new data shows that one industry did not: plaintiff’s firms filing lawsuits. Private...

Initiative to Stop Shakedown Lawsuits Gaining Momentum

Momentum is gaining to qualify the California Fair Pay and Employer Accountability Act of 2022 for the November ballot. The initiative’s campaign reported reaching...

Website Provides Updates on Fair Pay/Employer Accountability Initiative

A new website that provides updates and information on The California Fair Pay and Employer Accountability Act is now available at stoptheshakedown.com. (Website relocated....

CalChamber, Allies File Fair Pay Reform Initiative

Organizations, including the California Chamber of Commerce, representing a broad portion of the California business community last week filed the “Californians for Fair Pay...