PAGA Action Withstands Nordstrom's Legal Broadside

Law360, New York (May 3, 2012, 8:16 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge let a Private Attorneys General Act representative action accusing Nordstrom Inc. of violating state law by having employees work for seven or more consecutive days move forward Wednesday, chiding Nordstrom for trying to introduce claims that PAGA was unconstitutional.

U.S. District Judge Cormac Carney's order noted that the only remaining claim in the case was a claim under PAGA for violations of California Labor Code sections 551 and 552, which say, respectively, that employees are entitled to “one day's rest” every seven...
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