Bloomberg Law
Oct. 7, 2019, 1:33 PM

Justices Reject Return of Amazon Warehouse Security Check Case

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla
Reporter Inc. and a staffing company won’t make it to the U.S. Supreme Court a second time in their bid to block a lawsuit brought by warehouse workers seeking pay for time spent in anti-theft security screenings.

The high court declined Oct. 7 to consider whether the Integrity Staffing Solutions Inc. workers’ mandatory screening time is legally compensable under state law. The justices ruled in 2014 that the workers weren’t entitled to pay under federal law for their time in line.

While that decision blocked the workers’ Fair Labor Standards Act claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth ...

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