Amazon Workers Not Owed For Security Check Time, SG Says

Law360, New York (June 5, 2014, 8:50 PM ET) -- The U.S. solicitor general told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that workers at Amazon.com Inc. warehouses don't have to be paid for time spent clearing security checks, claiming there's no meaningful distinction between anti-theft screenings and other types of security searches which are generally considered noncompensable.  

Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr. threw his weight behind Integrity Staffing Solutions Inc., which is challenging a Ninth Circuit ruling that revived a putative collective action and seeking a high court ruling on whether time spent  in security screenings is compensable...
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