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Originally Published by Max Kutner Tuesday, June 6th 2023: Original Article can be found here. (Law360) – Call center workers bringing wage and hour claims for off-the-clock work often face employers’ arguments that the time was de minimis, or too insignificant to be compensable, but workers’ attorneys see federal circuit court rulings and other factors as… Read more »
Originally Published by A.J. Weissler, Joe Glynias and Sarah George Thursday, December 8th 2022: Original article can be found here. Law360 (December 8, 2022, 2:21 PM EST) — In Cadena v. Customer Connexx LLC in October, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that computer startup time is compensable under the Fair Labor Standards… Read more »
Originally Published by Barbara Grzincic Tuesday, October 25th 2022: Original Article can be found here. (Reuters) – Call center employees who communicated with customers exclusively via computer can seek overtime wages for the time they spent booting up the company’s machines at the start of their shifts, and logging out and shutting down at the… Read more »
Originally Published by Irene Spezzamonte Monday, October 24th 2022: Original article can be found here. Law360 (October 24, 2022, 5:59 PM EDT) — The time a group of call center workers spent booting up their computers is intertwined with their work and therefore compensable under federal law, the Ninth Circuit ruled Monday, overturning a win… Read more »
On September 13, 2021, the Supreme Court of Nevada denied Plaintiffs’ petition for writ of mandamus against DETR, vacated part of the Second Judicial District Court’s Order requiring DETR to continue to pay the “start/stop” claimants, and remanded the case back to the Second Judicial District for any potential further proceedings. The Supreme Court of… Read more »
By Melissa Angell Law360 (July 23, 2021, 9:15 PM EDT) — A Kentucky federal judge granted final approval Thursday to a $13.5 million settlement resolving multidistrict claims that over 42,000 Amazon.com warehouse workers weren’t compensated for time spent in mandatory security checks, ending an 11-year fight that made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. U.S. District Judge David… Read more »
Mark Thierman and Leah Jones are quoted in the Businessweek article, which notes, DETR continues to deny benefits but has only reported one fraud case worth $3,108 to the U.S. Dept of Labor. The article also notes, “Federal data show officials in Nevada made payments on only one-tenth of applications for PUA in the… Read more »
Eleven years ago, an Amazon worker sued the company for screening him at the end of his shifts at its warehouse to make sure he wasn’t smuggling inventory out the door. The worker’s complaint: It was Amazon that was taking something from him. The case made it to the Supreme Court, where the warehouse… Read more »
PAYNE adv DETR Amethyst Payne v State of Nevada ex rel Nevada Department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation, Case No. CV20-0075 (filed Second Judicial District Court of the State of Nevada in and for the County of Washoe, May 13, 2020) Haga clic para leer en español: CARTA A LOS DEMANDANTES DE DETR Case Update March… Read more »
The root cause of the UI/PUA debacle – contact your state and federal legislators and demand a change.