On December 15, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana. At issue in this case is whether a California employer may enter into a voluntary agreement with an employee whereby the employee agrees to only bring his or her individual claims in an arbitration proceeding and not
California employers have a lot to keep their eye on over the last few weeks. For this week’s Friday’s Five article, here is a list of five key issues California employers should know about and how these issues will likely impact their workplace:
1. New decision approves striking unmanageable PAGA claims.
Being named as a defendant in a class action or Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) lawsuit can be overwhelming, especially for a growing company. However, with planning, a company can minimize the impact of litigation on its existing operations and put forth the best defense. Here are five steps a company can take as part…