Amazon Sued Over Unpaid Time Used For Security Checks

Law360, New York (October 15, 2013, 6:44 PM EDT) -- Two former Inc. employees accused the online marketplace of skimping on wages by forcing warehouse workers to clock out prior to undergoing lengthy security screenings before leaving the facility, according to a proposed class action filed in a Tennessee federal court Friday.

Rita Gibson and Eboni Dowell, who both worked at the Murfreesboro Fulfillment Center in Tennessee, said the mandatory anti-theft security screenings require a significant amount of time.

Amazon has “never paid [Gibson and Dowell] and other warehouse workers for time expired during the...
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