Calif. Appeals Court Denies Sleep Pay To 24-Hour Guards

Law360, San Francisco (July 03, 2013, 8:30 PM ET) -- A California appeals court on Wednesday ordered CPS Security Solutions Inc. to compensate “trailer guards” for weekday on-call hours, but ruled in the class action over CPS' payment practices that the company doesn't have to shell out for “sleep time” on 24-hour weekend shifts.

The published ruling partially reverses a Los Angeles Superior Court injunction, which ordered CPS to compensate its live-in construction-site guards for all on-call time spent in their trailers. While the three-judge appeals panel agreed that the guards were beholden to CPS while...
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