Call center workers can seek overtime for booting up computers

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‚Äôs machines at the start of their shifts, and logging out and shutting down at the… Read more »

9th Circ. Says Booting Up Computers Is Compensable

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 »