TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Oct 8, 2014

Workers who fill orders for Internet retailer Amazon might be out of luck in their quest to be paid for time they spend going through security checkpoints each day, WRCB reports from the Associated Press. Several Supreme Court justices expressed doubts during arguments today over whether federal law entitles workers to compensation for security measures to prevent employee theft. The case is being watched closely by business groups concerned that employers could be liable for billions of dollars in retroactive pay for security check procedures that have become routine in retail and other industries.