Split 9th Circuit: Waiver Of Representative PAGA Claim Is Unenforceable
(September 29, 2015, 11:16 AM EDT) -- PASADENA, Calif. — A waiver of a plaintiff’s representative Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claim is unenforceable, a split Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Sept. 28 and remanded the matter for the parties to decide in the first instance where the claim should be resolved (Shukri Sakkab, et al. v. Luxottica Retail North America, Inc., No. 13-55184, 9th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 17071).
(Opinion available. Document #73-151009-010Z.)
Shukri Sakkab worked for Lenscrafters, an eyewear retailer owned by Luxottica Retail North America Inc....