Panda Express Settles Wage Statement Class Action

Law360, New York (March 12, 2012, 12:43 PM EDT) -- Fast-food restaurant chain Panda Express LLC on Friday reached an $800,000 settlement with a class of California workers who claimed the eatery had violated labor laws by not providing accurate wage statements.

In a motion seeking preliminary approval, Panda Express agreed to pay penalties for allegedly failing to include pay period dates on workers’ paychecks, in violation of California's labor law, called the Private Attorneys General Act.

“In short, it is in the best interest of the class ... to accept a reasonable PAGA penalty of...
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