Special Considerations for Wage and Hour Policies in California: The Finer Points of PAGA Litigation and Employee Reclassification Post-Dynamex

June 24, 2019 9:30am

Koray J. Bulut
Goodwin Procter LLP (San Francisco, CA)

Felicia Davis
Paul Hastings LLP (Los Angeles, CA)

  • Advising employers: Perspectives on the aftermath of the Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court of Los Angeles ruling and how it has changed the rules of the road for employers
  • Status and impact of recent litigation under the Private Attorney General’s Act
  • How the latest trends in PAGA claims are affecting risk and exposure
  • The plaintiffs’ bar use of PAGA to circumvent class action rules
  • The impact of PAGA on independent contractor wage and hour cases
  • How penalties are now being calculated for PAGA violations
  • How other states are looking to emulate PAGA standards
  • The finer points of reclassifying employees after the Dynamex ruling
    • Comparing the standards for the “ABC” test compared to the “Borello” test
    • Where does the NLRB stand on this?