PAGA Claim Can Proceed: Manageability Not a Prerequisite

January 25, 2024 | From HRCalifornia Extra

by Michelle Galbraith, J.D.; HR Adviser, CalChamber

Last week, the California Supreme Court handed down yet another loss to employers battling costly Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claims. The Court reviewed the question of whether trial courts are authorized to strike down a PAGA claim based on the requirement that a case be “manageable” (much like in class action cases). The Court held that trial courts cannot dismiss PAGA claims for lack of manageability (Estrada et al. v. Royalty Carpet Mills, Inc., No. S274340 (January 18, 2024)). 

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