- Stephanie Farokhi/
- Arbitration, Attorneys, Business Law, California, California Law, Civil Law, Torrance, Torrance California, Torrance employment law, Torrance Law, Torrance Real Estate Law /
In 2004, the State legislature enacted the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”), which authorizes California employees to sue their employers for Labor Code violations and collect civil penalties that would otherwise be collectible only by California’s Labor and Workforce Development Agency. PAGA suits are known as “representative actions,” in which an employee sues “on behalf of himself or herself and other current or former employees.” Civil penalties recovered in a...
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