As Labor Day approaches, California is now leading the nation in mass layoffs. With 3 million WARN notices issued in FY 22/23 (a mandatory notice when businesses plan to layoff 50+ employees) there seems to be no sign of slowing down.
CABIA recently conducted research comparing the relationship between California employers who have issued WARN notices and those who have been subject to litigation or settlements under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).
Our research found PAGA having a significant impact on the viability of legitimate businesses and the job security of their employees. Key takeaways include: