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New Report: California’s Hero Labor Law – the Private Attorneys General Act – recovered $88 million for the state from lawbreaking corporations in 2019

February 10, 2020 -- Heather Appel

In tackling major labor-law violations, primarily wage theft, California collected more than $88 million from lawbreaking corporations in 2019, thanks to workers using the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). 

According to new data compiled by UCLA Labor Center, The Center for Popular Democracy, and the Partnership for Working Families, PAGA claims involved serious wrongdoing by massive employers.

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