Warehouse Employees May Be Owed Wages For Security Clearances


May 8, 2013

The Huffington Post was one of the first news outlets to pick up on our firm’s novel case that seeks to recover unpaid wages for warehouse employees who had to undergo mandatory security clearances before leaving warehouse facility without receiving any hourly compensation.  We filed our nationwide collective and class action case way back in October 22, 2010 and seek to recover unpaid wages for all affected employees across the country from October 22, 2007 to the present.

“Whenever he clocked out after his 12-hour shift at an Amazon warehouse, Jesse Busk had one more critical task to perform before he could hop into his car and head home to sleep: Pass through the sprawling warehouse security checkpoint.

The purpose of the checkpoint was to prevent workers like Busk from pilfering electronics or other pricey goods from the Amazon stock. The process deeply annoyed Busk, but not because of any indignity he may have felt in being checked for contraband. What bothered him was the time it required after an exhausting day — up to 25 minutes, all of it unpaid.”  Click here for the full article.  Huffington Post Amazon Article

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