In 2004, California voters passed Proposition 64 to do away with non-class but “representative” consumer lawsuits (brought under Business & Professions Code §§17200, et seq.). Within that year, the California Legislature reinvented such actions in the employment context. The Labor Code Private Attorney General Act of 2004, Labor Code §§2699 et seq., created new civil penalties for violations of the Labor Code, and permitted one “aggrieved” employee to sue “on behalf of” all other employees “against whom one or more of the alleged violations was committed.”
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