Appellant Justin Kim sued his former employer, Reins International California, Inc., alleging individual and class claims for wage and hour violations, and seeking civil penalties on behalf of the State of California and aggrieved employees under Labor Code section 2698 et seq., the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA). Division 2, Employment Regulation and Supervision; Part 13, The Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004; Section 2698. Code § 2698, et seq. CA Labor Code § 2698 (2017) This part shall be known and may be cited as the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004. Labor Code § 2698, et seq.) In order to bring a valid PAGA claim, the employee has to meet the formal notice and waiting requirements specified under Labor Code section 2698, et seq. (PAGA). Limited PAGA Exemption Proposed. 2003, Ch. California adopted a novel approach to enforcing the Labor Code of California when it enacted the Private Attorney General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”) codified in Cal. On April 1, 2015, “Ricky” sued his employer, Friant & Associates, LLC, a furniture manufacturer based in Oakland, under the PAGA, Labor Code Section 2698, et seq. 5 Waiver language should specifically refer to "the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004, California Labor Code, Division 2, Part 13, section 2698, et seq." This part shall be known and may be cited as the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004. SB 729 would add Section 2699.7 to the California Labor Code. 2. Those who intend to pursue PAGA cases must follow the requirements specified in Labor Code Sections 2698 - 2699.5. (Added by Stats. PAGA, also known as the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (Cal. Labor Code DIVISION 2. CA Labor Code § 2698 (through 2012 Leg Sess) What's This? The Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) authorizes aggrieved employees to file lawsuits to recover civil penalties on behalf of themselves, other employees, and the State of California for Labor Code violations. EMPLOYMENT REGULATION AND SUPERVISION [200 - 2699.5] PART 13. A 2018 appellate decision in Brown v. This lawsuit is brought pursuant to Labor Code section 2698 et seq., the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004. 906, Sec. Lab. requires workers to give written notice to California’s Labor and Workforce Development Agency, or LWDA, before seeking civil penalties that otherwise could only be recovered by the state of California. Senate Bill (SB) 729, by Senator Anthony Portantino (D – Pasadena) was amended on August 25 to create a limited exemption from California’s “Sue Your Boss” law. August 26, 2020 7:20 am August 26, 2020 7:21 am. Tag: Labor Code Section 2698. Refreshed: 2018-05-16 THE LABOR CODE PRIVATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL ACT OF 2004 Section 2698.