The Workplace: a Podcast by CalChamber

Expert and entertaining commentary on issues critical to California employers and employees: employment laws, legislative proposals, national/state politics. Commentary on the podcast should not be considered as legal advice.

Episode 34: Measures Employers Should Incorporate to Mitigate Risks Under PAGA

Posted on October 22nd, 2019

One of the most onerous labor laws employers in California contend with is the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). The law, which some have nicknamed "the sue your boss law," allows employees to file lawsuits to recover civil penalties on behalf of themselves, other employees, and the State of California for labor code violations. In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, and wage and class action expert Michael Nader review the actions employers can take to mitigate PAGA liability risks