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PAGA PENALTIES DO NOT INCLUDE UNDERPAID WAGES

On September 12, 2019, in a rare pro-employer decision, the California Supreme Court in ZB, N.A. v. Superior Court held that Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) plaintiffs cannot recover back wages in addition to civil penalties.  Despite the fact that the Labor Commissioner could collect unpaid wages under California Labor Code section 558, the Supreme Court stated that… Read More »