Google Workers Seek OK Of $1M 'Adult Content' PAGA Deal

Law360, San Francisco (June 25, 2018, 10:32 PM EDT) -- Google workers who signed a waiver releasing the tech giant from liability for on-the-job exposure to violent and sexual “adult content” urged a California judge Monday to approve a $1 million Private Attorneys General Act settlement to end claims the waiver violated state laws protecting workers’ right to report work conditions.

The deal carves out 33 percent attorneys’ fees and $1,000 incentive payments from the $1 million settlement pot, leaving the rest to be divvied up among 10,000 aggrieved employees. But the settlement left California Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow scratching his head.

He said at the hearing in San Francisco...

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