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PAGA Reform: A Win for Employers in California

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California's Private Attorneys General Act, better known as PAGA, has been in effect since 2004. PAGA allows employees to sue their employer on behalf of the state for virtually any claimed California Labor Code violation for...more

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Mid-Year TCPA Roundup: Navigating Recent Legislative and Litigation Developments

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The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) landscape continues to evolve as new legislation is implemented and courts across various jurisdictions grapple with complex issues regarding standing, agency, and consent. This...more

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FDCPA Claim: District Court Grants Summary Judgment in Favor of Creditor

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On June 14, 2024, in Smitherman v. Midland Credit Mgmt. Inc., the United States District Court for the Western Division of Missouri granted summary judgment for a creditor on a plaintiff’s claim under the Fair Debt Collection...more

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The New PAGA: Proactively Navigating Next Steps to Reduce the Risk of Wage and Hour Lawsuits

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On June 27, 2024, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 2288, thereby reforming PAGA and amending Labor Code Section 2699. Passed in 2004, PAGA authorizes aggrieved employees to file lawsuits to recover civil...more

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Amendments to California's Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA)

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Significant amendments to California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) were enacted into law recently. This legislation, the result of negotiations among Gov. Newsom, legislators, and labor and business groups, equips...more

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PAGA Reforms: Not a Panacea but Significant Relief for California Employers

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On July 1, 2024, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed two legislative bills (AB 2288, amending Labor Code Section 2699; and SB 92, amending Section 2699.3) into law, effective July 1, 2024. The new law significantly...more

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Understanding Constitutional Standing: A Review of a Recent Federal Circuit Decision

In Intellectual Tech v. Zebra Technologies 2022-2207 (Fed. Cir. May 1, 2024), the Federal Circuit addressed a district court’s determination that the patent owner plaintiff lacked constitutional standing because it was...more


California Significantly Reforms Private Attorney's General Act

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Executive Summary: On July 1, 2024, the Governor of California signed two pieces of legislation that significantly amended the Private Attorney’s General Act (“PAGA”), a statute which allows an employee, on behalf of the...more

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Legislative Action Heralds Sweeping Changes to PAGA, Resulting in Tools for More Effective Administration and Potential to Curb...

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The Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”) has been increasingly criticized as harmful to employers and employees. Well-meaning organizations are forced to expend resources settling often frivolous actions rather than...more

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Federal Appeals Court Holds That Nonprofit Foundation’s Race-Based Grant Giving Contest Likely Violates Federal Law

The decision by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals imperils one strategy for remedying societal racial inequities and creates legal risk for many DEI initiatives. A panel of the Eleventh Circuit held that grant programs...more

Cozen O'Connor

Supreme Court Orders Stand Down on Insurance Neutrality Test for Standing

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On June 6, 2024, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling in Truck Insurance Exchange v. Kaiser Gypsum Co., Inc., et al.,1 nullifying the insurance neutrality test for insurer standing in bankruptcy...more

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PAGA Reform: AB 2288 and SB 92 Passed

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PAGA reform was officially introduced in the state Assembly and Senate! The language of the bills were released detailing the most substantive changes to PAGA in its 20-year history, and Governor Newsom signed them into law...more

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EDVA Judge Trims Down Claims in Trademark Dispute Arising From Business Sale

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A pending EDVA case shows how the failure to address intellectual property rights in an asset sale can mushroom into multinational litigation, including a dispute over trademark rights in the United States....more

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PAGA 2.0 – What Employers Need to Know As PAGA Reform Becomes Law

On June 27, 2024, by near-unanimous vote, the California Legislature passed two bills enacting much-needed reform to the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). We previously reported on the legislative compromise last week,...more

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Federal Court Delays EEOC’s Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Abortion Accommodation in Louisiana, Mississippi

On June 17, 2024, a federal court in Louisiana issued a preliminary injunction blocking the enforcement in Louisiana and Mississippi of the portion of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) final rule...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

California Enacts PAGA Reform; November Repeal Initiative To Come Off Ballot

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced last week that an agreement to reform the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA) had been reached by legislative leadership, labor organizations, and business groups. Prompted...more

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SCOTUS Update: Supreme Court Clarifies Organizational Standing in FDA-Related Ruling

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A recent US Supreme Court decision, which grabbed headlines because it involved an abortion-related drug, with potential repercussions in litigation far-removed from health care due to the decision hinging on “standing,”...more

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Another Leak Confirmed and Other Important Decisions and Divisions Issued, but Not Loper or Trump - SCOTUS Today

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The Supreme Court’s day started with the specter of yet another leak of a reproductive rights decision having occurred....more

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Two Down, 12 to Go, and Two More Decision Days This Week - SCOTUS Today

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The Supreme Court started yesterday with 14 decisions yet to deliver and only reduced the number by two—neither of them the Trump immunity case nor the Loper case concerning the future of the agency deference doctrine of...more

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Supreme Court Decides Murthy v. Missouri

On June 26, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Murthy v. Missouri, No. 23-411, holding that neither the individual plaintiffs nor the state plaintiffs established standing to seek an injunction prohibiting governmental...more

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Proposed Amended PAGA Statute Would Bring Some Relief to Employers

The California Legislature recently introduced two complementary bills to reform the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA)....more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

PAGA Paraphrased – AB 2288 and SB 92

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AB 2288 and SB 92 collectively amount to the most substantive changes ever to be seen to PAGA. The changes include numerous pro-employer provisions which seek to address longstanding concerns such as standing, penalties, and...more

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Abutter’s Diminution in Property Value Argument Found Insufficient to Confer Standing to Challenge Special Permit for Research and...

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In Pobeda RT II, LLC v. Zoning Bd. of Appeals of Watertown, 104 Mass. App. Ct. 250 (2024), the Court of Appeals confirmed the longstanding holding that “diminution in property value is an insufficient basis for standing...more

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PAGA Reform: AB 2288 and SB 92 Introduced

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Seyfarth Synopsis: PAGA reform has officially been introduced in the state Assembly and Senate! The language of the bills were released detailing the most substantive changes to PAGA in its 20-year history. The bills have...more

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Pregnancy regs take effect, results of court challenges are mixed

The legal challenges relate to "abortion accommodation." Not long ago, I blogged about two legal challenges to the regulations interpreting the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. In one case, 14 state attorneys general filed...more

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