Best Buy Sued Over Unpaid Breaks, Security Searches

Law360, New York (October 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Hourly-wage employees at Best Buy Co. aren't properly compensated for time they spend undergoing daily security checks and working through break periods, a proposed class action filed on Wednesday claims.

In a case lodged in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, plaintiff Jason Hall, on behalf of a proposed class of Best Buy employees, says that the electronics retailer requires its workers to go through security searches after every shift, after they've already punched out. Best Buy did not compensate Hall or other employees in any...
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