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Wal-Mart Pharmacists were granted conditional class certification on August 18, 2015 by U.S. District Judge Andrew J. Guilford. Judge Guilford reasoned that conditional certification was warranted because: “This task–providing immunizations to customers–benefited Wal-Mart with increased revenues, but provided little perceivable benefit to the pharmacists.” It’s a win for Nikmanesh and other class action members. Wal-Mart had argued… Read more »
NOTE: This story has been updated. Please see: Overtime Rule Extends Protections to 4 million+ Workers Says U.S. Dept of Labor – May 20, 2016 The Department of Labor recently sent out proposed rule changes and requests for comments that has the potential to affect employees who work in positions classified as executive, administrative,… Read more »
Read this recent story and interview from Las Vegas Sun’s Kyle Roerink that gets at some of the questions we’ve all been wondering, like: what happens when the Supreme Court makes its decision, who is the guy defending the workers, and will robots one day make this all obsolete? Attorney Mark Thierman is candid and frank in… Read more »
Watch this 23-minute video from Lawyers, Guns & Money to better understand the arguments Thierman made before the U.S. Supreme Court in the class action case that pits hourly-paid warehouse workers against mega-company Amazon.com in order to recover workers’ wages for waiting in security clearance lines. We will have to wait 3 to 6 months before… Read more »
Mark Thierman is interviewed by Nina Totenberg of NPR outside the courthouse on October 8, 2014. This video was taken shortly after arguments were presented. Thierman argues that warehouse workers’ time waiting in security lines is within the bounds of employee compensation.
In the below video at marker 10:40, Mark Thierman is interviewed regarding the Amazon case on HuffPost Live, the Huffington Post video channel. Thierman exquisitely details the argument in the case, saying to host, Alyona Minkowski, that Amazon warehouse workers should be paid for the time spent waiting in security lines because they are under… Read more »
We’re in the news again, on MSN.com and the New York Times. Today we argued for Busk et al at the Supreme Court in Louisville. These news outlets help explain the history and importance of this Amazon case. Please take a moment to read each story. See the NYTimes story See the MSN.com/Bloomberg story Photo… Read more »
Josh Eidelson discusses the Amazon.com lawsuit with Bloomberg Businessweek editor Paul Kedrosky in a video titled: “How Amazon’s Warehouse Workers may change Labor Policy” Full Story on Yahoo / Bloomberg Businessweek
The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) lawsuit is shaping up to be the largest class action overtime lawsuit in Nevada history. Although the exact amount of damages are yet unknown, employees could be entitled to a portion of an estimated $50 million based on the time they spent working off-the-clock. The Las Vegas… Read more »