Bloomberg Law
Aug. 17, 2018, 10:35 AM

Amazon Courier’s Daily Pay Violates Federal Wage Law: Judge

Jon Steingart
Jon Steingart
Legal Editor

A company that delivers products for Inc. violated federal and state wage law by paying delivery employees a flat daily rate no matter how many hours they worked, a federal court ruled.

TL Transportation LLC paid a combination of rates that added up to $160 per day. In its computation, some of that daily amount was compensation for regular hours worked and some was for overtime hours, which the company said were calculated at one-and-a-half times the regular hourly rate, according to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. But TL Transportation’s delivery associates received the ...

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