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U.S. Supreme Court,
California Supreme Court,
9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

May 13, 2024

Macy's employee can continue PAGA claim, 9th Circuit rules

The court ruled that the Federal Arbitration Act does not bar nonrepresentative claims under the Private Attorney Generals Act from going forward in court.

In another loss for an employer asserting that the Federal Arbitration Act requires the dismissal of claims in Private Attorney Generals Act actions, a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel on Friday rejected a bid by Macy's Inc. to dismiss a lawsuit on behalf of a plaintiff's co-workers.

Attorneys for companies have argued that nonrepresentative claims are barred by the FAA from going forward in court and should be dismissed.

Senior 9th Circuit Judge Jay S. Byb...

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