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It’s Official: L.A. Restaurants Can Only Provide Plastic Straws Upon Request

By |2019-10-17T08:09:20+00:00October 17th, 2019|Articles|

From now on, when you require a plastic straw at an L.A. restaurant, you must request it. LOS ANGELES – beginning on Tuesday, 1st October 2019, every L.A. restaurant is required to hold back plastic straws except when customers ask for them. “As a coastal community, we have a heightened responsibility to remove as much [...]

California Supreme Court Restricts the Kinds of Penalties Recoverable Under PAGA Actions

By |2019-10-17T15:55:32+00:00October 17th, 2019|Articles|

In ZB, N.A. v. Superior Court (Lawson) (Sept. 12th, 2019), the California Supreme Court held that complainants or petitioners cannot recover unpaid wages as enshrined in the Labor Code § 558 in the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA) claim. This Supreme Court ruling considerably bars the total amount of penalties that complainants can [...]