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California Supreme Court to Address Split on Alleged PAGA Manageability

On June 22, 2022, the California Supreme Court granted review in Estrada v. Royalty Carpet Mills, Inc. (2022) 76 Cal.App.5th 685, to resolve a split of authority in separate Court of Appeal regarding whether trial courts can strike allegedly unmanageable Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”) claims. The Court will hopefully hear arguments in 2023, but with new COVID, Monkeypox or other …

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Estrada v Royalty Carpet Mills Creates Split of Authority in California Court of Appeal over PAGA Manageability Requirement

Estrada v Royalty Carpet Mills Creates Split of Authority in California Court of Appeal over PAGA Manageability Requirement Motions to strike PAGA claims have been many defense law firms’ favorite “flavor of the year” lately. From holding up a settlement or causing delays in a PAGA trial or worse, forcing your expert witness to testify multiple times to run up …

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California PAGA Amendments Passed July 1, 2016

With the stated purpose of reducing “unnecessary litigation” and lowering the cost for employers doing business in California, on June 27, 2016 Governor Brown signed  SB 836, an amendment to California’s Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”) as well as a host of other laws.  The PAGA grants employees the authority to sue for Labor Code violations on behalf of themselves and other employees …

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