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Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Pay During Mandated Searches
Posted on 8 Oct 2014 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) Passing through security following a shift “is a classic postliminary activity that is non-compensable under the Portal-to-Portal Act,” Paul D. Clement of Bancroft in Washington, the attorney representing... Read More

Are Post-Work Security Checks Compensable? #SCOTUS and Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk
Posted on 9 Oct 2014 by Jon Hyman

Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in its first employment law case of this term, Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk . To wage-and-hour geeks (like me), this case presents an interesting issue under the Fair Labor Standards Act: whether... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Holds Security Screening Time Is Not Compensable
Posted on 9 Dec 2014 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The time warehouse workers spend waiting to undergo and actually undergoing security screenings is not compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning ... Read More

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Security Line Compensation Appeal
Posted on 3 Mar 2014 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court this morning granted a petition for writ of certiorari in a lawsuit filed by warehouse employees seeking compensation for the time they spend at the end of each shift passing through a security... Read More

Supreme Court Unanimously Rules That Security Screening Time Is Not Compensable
Posted on 9 Dec 2014 by Robin Largent

Today the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Busk v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. , unanimously holding that time warehouse employees spent waiting to go through security checks and undergoing those checks at the end of their shift was not... Read More

#SCOTUS Unanimously Holds That Post-Work Security Checks Are Unpaid
Posted on 10 Dec 2014 by Jon Hyman

Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk asks the question of whether the FLSA entitles hourly employees to be paid for post-shift time spent undergoing mandatory security screenings. The case was brought by two employees of a warehousing company with employee... Read More