Amazon Workers Ink $11M Deal In Security-Line Pay Suit

By Hailey Konnath Law360 (April 30, 2020, 9:58 PM EDT) — Amazon has agreed to pay an $11.1 million settlement to an estimated 200,000 of its warehouse workers to put to rest claims that they should have been paid for time they spent in security lines before and after work, according to a filing in Kentucky… Read more »

Thierman Buck Wins Again At The Ninth Circuit

The Ninth Circuit ruled that the Nevada federal district court impermissibly assumed the truth of intrinsic documents when it dismissed Plaintiff’s case and that Plaintiff had sufficiently alleged Nevada minimum wage, unpaid wage, and breach of contract claims. From Law360.com: 9th Circ. Revives Capital One Rep’s FLSA Suit By Danielle Nichole Smith Law360 (April 15, 2020,… Read more »

Select Medical adv. Arends

This is a nationwide collective and class action case brought on behalf of all patient care employees who worked for Select Medical.     Case Information Plaintiffs allege that Select Medical suffered and/or permitted them to use the electronic medical record (EMR) software program called EPIC when they were clocked out of the timekeeping system… Read more »

Supreme Court Mulls Whether To Hear Thierman Buck, LLP’s Integrity/Amazon.com Win

In a case that could have profound repercussions for how retail stores and warehouse operators set up their security apparatus, the Justices are being asked to consider whether the Sixth Circuit correctly ruled that Amazon workers in Nevada could pursue state-law class action claims that they weren’t properly paid for time they spent clearing security… Read more »

Judge Allows GSR Employee Suit To Move Forward

GSR employees who allege they were not paid according to Nevada law can move forward with litigation that began in June 2016. HG Staffing, LLC, MEI-GSR Holdings, LLC, d/b/a/ Grand Sierra Resort adv. Martel et al, Case No. CV16-01264 Second Judicial District Court Judge Lynne K. Simons, of Washoe County recently granted in part and… Read more »

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 »

Missouri Corrections Officers Win $113M Verdict In Wage Class Action

Law360 (August 16, 2018, 9:26 PM EDT) — A central Missouri jury has awarded $113.7 million to a class of 13,000 corrections officers, after the officers alleged the Missouri Department of Corrections failed to pay them for work they did before and after shifts at prisons across the Show-Me State. The verdict on Tuesday followed… Read more »

Reno Gazette Journal Reports On Nevada Department of Corrections Case

  The State of Nevada could be on the hook for $60 million for unpaid work done by correctional officers at Nevada’s prisons. The Reno Gazette Journal recently published an article that quotes founding Partner, Mark R. Thierman’s thoughts on the case. Nevada state prison guards — already under fire for budget-busting overtime payments —… Read more »

Alorica adv. Blankenship

This is a collective and class action on behalf of customer service representatives for unpaid boot up/log in and boot down/log off time at Alorica call centers. Because employees were required to boot up/log in and log off/boot down their computer without pay, Plaintiff was not paid all wages due under federal and Nevada wage… Read more »

Customer Connexx adv Cadena et al

This is a collective and class action case on behalf of customer service representatives for unpaid boot up/log in and log off/boot down time at Customer Connexx call centers. Because employees were required to boot up/log in and log off/boot down their computer without pay, Plaintiff was not paid all wages due under federal and… Read more »