Court Of Appeals Holds Security Checks In Nevada Must Be Paid

After eight years of litigation, including the Nevada claims by Amazon employees being dismissed two times, and now reversed and reinstated by two separate Courts of Appeal, the 6th Circuit recently held that time spent undergoing security checks must be paid under Nevada law.   Law360 (September 19, 2018, 5:12 PM EDT) — Amazon warehouse… Read more »

Washington Amazon Lunch Break Lawsuit Can Proceed

On December 9, 2016 a Washington Judge granted class certification to Amazon workers for claims for unpaid wages due to lunch break security screenings. From Law360: Amazon Workers Get Partial Class Cert. In Screening Suit By Melissa Daniels Law360, Los Angeles (December 9, 2016, 7:35 PM EST) — A Washington state judge on Friday granted… Read more »

Amazon.com, Amazon Fresh, LLC, AF Operations, LLP adv. Mina

This is a collective and class action that seeks to recover unpaid wages for Amazon.com warehouse workers in the state of Washington who had to undergo mandatory security clearances before their lunch breaks and before leaving the warehouse facility. Because of the security checks, employees allege that they are owed wages for the time it… Read more »

Thierman’s Supreme Court Arguments Explained in Video Interview

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 »

Amazon.com, Inc. and Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. adv Busk

This is a nationwide collective and class action that seeks to recover unpaid wages for Amazon.com warehouse workers who had to undergo mandatory security clearances before leaving the warehouse facility and were not compensated for that time.

NPR’s Nina Totenberg Interviews Mark Thierman Outside Courthouse

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.

Mark Thierman Interviewed by Huffpost Live

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 »

News Coverage of Amazon Case Intensifies

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 »

Bloomberg Businessweek video examines Amazon.com Lawsuit

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