Employee Perspective: PAGA 15 Years Later
Since its initial passage roughly 15 years ago, the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA) has played an increasingly important role in California’s enforcement of the Labor Code. A close review of PAGA’s amendments, case law interpreting the Act, and the data show that PAGA is necessary as a law enforcement tool, and that claims of its being “out of control” are unfounded. Indeed, these sorts of criticisms have been lodged since PAGA was first enacted, largely unchanging, despite the Legislature’s and the courts’ responses to PAGA.
Reprinted with permission of the California Lawyers Association and the California Labor & Employment Law Review.
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