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Amazon Bag Check Pay Issue Heads to Pennsylvania High Court (1)

Nov. 5, 2019, 4:06 PM; Updated: Nov. 5, 2019, 8:58 PM

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court should decide if Amazon.com Inc. and other employers must pay workers for time spent in mandatory security screenings after their shifts, the Sixth Circuit said.

Workers at Amazon’s fulfillment and logistics centers appealed a Kentucky federal court’s dismissal of their class action claim that the company owed them wages for time they spent undergoing security screenings required after their shifts. The state’s high court is the appropriate court to resolve the question because it’s an area of unsettled law and an issue of first impression in the state, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth ...

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