Amazon Workers' High Court Case Could Reshape FLSA

Law360, New York (March 3, 2014, 8:51 PM EST) -- The Supreme Court's decision to tackle a putative collective action over time Inc. warehouse workers spent on post-shift security checks could lead to a landmark decision that upends widely held views on whether security screening time is compensable and provides needed clarity on what activities workers must be paid for under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The high court agreed Monday to hear a challenge from a company that provides staffing for warehouses to a Ninth Circuit decision that partially revived a wage-and-hour case...
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