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Bridgeport Legal Education Litigating PAGA Claims Conference

This event has been switched to webinar format. Greenberg Traurig shareholder, Tim Long, will be participating in Bridgeport's PAGA Claims conference. In California, the Private Attorneys General Act PAGA poised to become the next "it" claim in wage and hour litigation? This program will explore the ever changing PAGA landscape, offering practitioner insight into how best to prepare for the anticipated uptick of representative action litigation.
Procedural Issues and Nuts and Bolts of PAGA – this panel will provide a full picture of what PAGA is, what violations give rise to PAGA liability, how PAGA claims are brought and litigated, and what remedies are available through PAGA. PAGA trials – this panel will describe trial considerations unique to PAGA claims, including: PAGA-only trials; PAGA claims tried in conjunction with class claims, along with related class definition questions; and how the “representative” nature of a PAGA claim plays out at trial. The panel will survey examples of PAGA trials to date and identify open questions. Settlement and Arbitration issues – this panel will discuss issues that arise when PAGA claims are subjected to motions to compel arbitration, including recent developments in the Ninth Circuit and California courts concerning “individual-only” arbitration clauses.