$13.5M Deal Ends Amazon Wage MDL That Went To High Court

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 »

Amazon avoids paying workers for long waits and walks

  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 »

NorthBay Healthcare Group adv. Santiago

This is a collective and class action case under federal and California state law on behalf of patient-care employees for off-the-clock work, unpaid wages, meal and rest period violations, and failure to provide accurate wage statements. Plaintiff alleges that employees performed both overtime and non-overtime off-the-clock work while charting in Defendant, NorthBay’s electronic medical record… Read more »

Renown adv. Nevett

This is a class action on behalf of patient-care employees of Renown Health for failure to compensate for all hours worked, failure to pay overtime premium pay, and for auto-deducted meal/rest periods that were uninterrupted. Plaintiff’s Complaint alleges Defendant, Renown Health failed to pay patient-care employees for time spent recording and documenting patient care notes… Read more »

Dignity Health adv. Darling and Jara

This is a collective and class action case based on federal and California and Nevada state law on behalf of patient-care employees for off-the-clock work, unpaid wages, meal and rest break violations, and failure to pay proper overtime premium pay. Plaintiffs’ Complaint alleges Defendant, Dignity Health consistently understaffed their facilities, obligating Plaintiffs and other patient-care… Read more »

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 »