California Court of Appeals Holds Individuals Can Be Held Personally Liable for PAGA Civil Penalties and Attorneys' Fees
On September 28, 2018, the California Court of Appeal held that non-employer individuals can be held personally liable under the state's Private Attorneys' General Act (PAGA) for civil penalties and attorneys' fees arising from the employer's failure to pay overtime and/or minimum wages.
Aaron Buckley, is a partner at Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP in San Diego. He represents employers in cases involving wage and hour, discrimination, wrongful termination and other issues. Mr. Buckley is a member of the Wage & Hour Defense Institute, a defense-side wage and hour litigation group consisting of wage and hour litigators throughout the United States.
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