We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Saudi Prince's U.S. Guards Win Overtime On Appeal

Law360 (October 26, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A group of U.S. security agents hired by a Saudi Arabian prince are not contractors and are therefore entitled to back pay and overtime for their years of service, according to a recent ruling from a federal appeals court.

The ruling, reached Oct. 24 by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, reversed a lower court’s decision after finding the agents were jointly employed by the security company that hired them and Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States.

Prince Turki,...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.