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Viking River: Understanding What the Court’s Newest Arbitration Case Does to PAGA (and How California Can Fix It)

Viking River: Understanding What the Court’s Newest Arbitration Case Does to PAGA (and How California Can Fix It)

The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday in Viking River Cruises Inc., v. Moriana that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempted in part California’s “Private Attorney Generals Act” (PAGA). The majority opinion by Justice Alito nonetheless hinted that the legislature...

Effective Enforcement During COVID-19 and Beyond: Strengthening California’s Private Attorneys General Act

Effective Enforcement During COVID-19 and Beyond: Strengthening California’s Private Attorneys General Act

COVID-19 has laid bare the consequences of years of noncompliance with and underenforcement of employment laws. Misclassified workers have been denied paid sick time and leave to which they are entitled under a number of states’ laws. Because gig-companies have...