Apple Store Workers Say Bag Checks Flout Calif. Labor Law

Law360, New York (October 16, 2015, 5:35 PM EDT) -- A class of Apple Inc. retail employees suing the company over its alleged failure to pay employees for time spent in bag checks on Thursday asked a California federal judge not to toss their claims, arguing that employees have no choice but to participate in the checks.

The employees argue that because the checks solely benefit Apple, they can be considered compensable hours under the law. California law says that similar activities, in which the employees are still under a company's control, such as security screenings,...
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