Google Slams Worker's 'Unmanageable' PAGA Suit

Law360, San Jose (September 13, 2019, 7:29 PM EDT) -- Google urged a California judge Friday to pause discovery in an employee’s lawsuit alleging it recruits diverse candidates by misrepresenting the jobs they will perform, arguing discovery will be "inherently unmanageable" if his Private Attorneys General Act claims aren’t narrowed first.

During a hearing in San Jose, Google LLC’s counsel, Felicia A. Davis of Paul Hastings LLP, told Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Brian C. Walsh that he should stay discovery until plaintiff DeWayne Cassel files his second amended complaint and a demurrer is litigated.

Davis said the company received the latest version of Cassel’s complaint, which is 50 pages...

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