Amazon Hit With Overtime Class Action In Pa.

Law360, Philadelphia (September 30, 2013, 2:28 PM EDT) -- Amazon.com Inc. was hit with a class action in Pennsylvania state court on Friday over allegations that the online retailing giant did not pay overtime wages to warehouse employees.

Neal Heimbach, a former employee at the company’s fulfillment center outside of Allentown, Pa., claims workers in the facility are not compensated for a mandatory screening process that follows the end of their shifts.

“As a result of the compensation practice utilized by defendants, warehouse workers are not compensated for all time during which they were required...
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