Eight billion dollars. That’s the amount of money trial attorneys have leveraged from California employers over the last six years in Private Attorneys General Act settlements. Employees rarely see that money, though. They generally take home a minimum amount while attorneys keep hundreds of thousands of dollars for themselves.
Hosted by CalChamber January 31, 2023 Businesses’ PAGA Liability Landscape, 2023 and Beyond The California Chamber of Commerce, in coordination with the Stop Small Business Shakedowns committee and Fisher Phillips LLP, is pleased to host a virtual MCLE course on the Private Attorney’s General Act (PAGA) landscape in 2023 and beyond for businesses in California. This MCLE event will […]
As the first act of its Stop Small Business Shakedowns committee, Californians for Fair Pay and Employer Accountability, filed an amicus brief at the California Supreme Court in the case Adolph v. Uber Technologies, LLC. This coalition of associations, which includes the California Chamber of Commerce, is committed to reforming the state’s Private Attorneys General […]
Attorneys can leverage PAGA’s penalties to get big settlements even if the claims have no merit. The employer ends up paying a hefty sum with much of the money going to the attorneys and very little going to workers or the state.