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Supreme Court Rules Employers Not Required To Pay Employees For Time Spent In Security Screenings

This morning the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Fair Labor Standards Act did not require employers to pay employees for time spent going through a security screening and waiting in line to be screened.  Justice Thomas, writing for a unanimous court, concluded that such screenings are not “integral and indispensable” to the employee’s principal … Continue Reading

U.S. Supreme Court Considers Whether Employees Must Be Paid for Time Spent In Security Screenings

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument today in Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk.  The issue is whether employees must be paid for their time going through a security screening and waiting in line to be screened.  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said employees should be paid for their time.  … Continue Reading
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