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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.

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 January… 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 February… 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 We… Read more »

Written by Michelle Rindels – Published December 31, 2020 – the original article can be found here. After the hearing held on December 31, 2020, Judge Barry Breslow determined DETR was not longer in contempt of court after paying nearly 6,000 of the 9,000 claimants subject to the Contempt of Court Order.  Read more >>

After an eight-hour evidentiary hearing in the case of Payne v. Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR), Second Judicial District Court Judge Barry Breslow held the State of Nevada in contempt of court for failing to follow the Court’s July 22, 2020 order to continue paying unemployment benefits to about 9,000 people who had… Read more »