Employee Training Shouldn't Be Paid, Securitas Says

Law360, New York (January 19, 2012, 7:49 PM EST) -- Securitas Security Services USA Inc. told an Illinois federal court Wednesday that it shouldn't have to pay a class of security guards for an uncompensated orientation program they say they were unlawfully required to attend, arguing the training did not benefit the company.

In a motion for summary judgment on named plaintiff Stephanie Hawkins' claims, Securitas maintains Hawkins is not entitled to wages for the time she spent in training because the training — which was required for her to receive a permanent registration card and...
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