Amazon’s security check wage and hour dispute moves up to the Supreme Court

Workers say they should be compensated for time spent in security checkpoints

Legal troubles revolving around whether or not employees should be compensated for their time in security check lines at shipping fulfillment centers has undoubtedly been a headache for and its staffing agencies. Now the issue is moving all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, with the Justices agreeing on Mar. 3 to weigh in on the issue.

The case, Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc v. Jesse Busk and Laurie Castro, began in Nevada where temp employees at Amazon staffing contractor Integrity Staffing Solutions complained that security bag checks out of the building where taking up to 30 minutes daily, and only benefitted Amazon.

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Chris DiMarco, Executive Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, has a background in multimedia production with previous involvement in projects in which he developed and created content...

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