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We only allow registered users to use ad blockers. You can sign up for free by clicking here or you can login if you are already a member. Inc. (AMZN) Workers Sue Company Over Wasted Time On Security Checks, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) workers have gone to court seeking compensation for the amount of time they normally spend in queues waiting to undergo security checks after their shift is over. The contentious issue according to Bloomberg’s Josh Eidelson is whether employees are entitled to pay whenever they are not doing anything related to their job description, but still within their working environments., Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

“The question now decades later for the supreme court  is, that up to 25 minutes that you spend waiting in line for a security check in an, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) warehouse. Is that like the commuting time that you don’t get paid for or like that knife sharpening time that you get paid for. That is a question with potentially billions of dollars at stake if it sets a larger precedence about how these checks are handled.”

Most of the employees argue that as long as they are held up within their working environments without their consent, they are entitled to pay. The case is being heard at the country’s top court awaiting to see the final verdict that should have a massive impact on, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and other retailers.

Bloomberg’s Editor Paul Kedrosky argues that if the Supreme Court approves remuneration of any additional hours after normal working shifts. Retailers such as, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) would be forced to expedite their security checks as one of the measures of incurring any additional costs after normal working hours.

“If you turn it around and say it is costing Amazon money now to have people standing in line if they have to pay them so what are they going to do? They are going to put more people in place to do these inspections and check for people who have got goods that potentially they are taking out of the door, “said Mr. Kedrosky., Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and other retailers according to Kedrosky will challenge the case, arguing that security checks are only used to ensure people don’t steal anything from the stores. The lawsuit mostly affects employees who are paid on an hourly basis and not those on permanent working shifts.

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