Recent California labor and employment law developments could signal good news for employers facing individual and/or representative claims under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”).  Specifically, a newly-enacted state law could potentially help rein-in the rising number of individual and representative PAGA claims by providing employers an opportunity to remedy certain “technical” Labor Code

The Obama Administration has recently become more active in controlling the debate on exemptions to the US Fair Labor Standards Act overtime requirements.

In addition to prioritizing the federal minimum wage during the president’s second term, the Obama Administration has also asked the US Department of Labor to examine existing exemptions to laws that otherwise