Some San Fernando Valley business operators got together a few years ago to try to do something about a unique California law that can really whack businesses.

They haven’t gotten very far. Well, they have succeeded in bringing more attention to the law, commonly called PAGA. But they have not succeeded in getting the law reversed or reformed.

But lately, instead of emphasizing how the law hurts businesses, they’ve begun doing a good job of pointing out how the law hurts workers. And that may prove to be far more effective, at least in California, where there seems to be little understanding of how a bad business climate hurts workers. 

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