PAGA and the "Gig Economy"

New Liability Risks Arising from Remote, In-Person, and Hybrid Work

January 26, 2022 10:00am

Michael Holocek
Partner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Phillip R. Maltin
Partner, Chair of the Commercial & Employment Risk Control Department
RainesFeldman

  • The Gig Economy and wage & hour liability:
    • New, changing legislation and initiatives, including Proposition 22
    • How Proposition 22 is influencing other states’ gig worker laws
    • Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) lawsuits over worker classification
  • PAGA claims:
    • New, emerging PAGA litigation trends
    • Unanticipated liability arising from work-from-home arrangements, new compensation/bonus plans, staffing issues, and workplace safety requirements
    • Regular rate, wage statement, meal/rest period premium, and timekeeping requirements
    • Developing PAGA litigation strategies regarding the plaintiff’s standing, jurisdiction and venue