Should employers be forced to compensate employees for time spent in work-required security screenings? That is the question the Supreme Court will be taking up after the 9th Circuit decided in favor of employees in such circumstances, a decision that runs counter to similar cases heard before the 2nd and 11th Circuits.
Attorney Gia F. Colunga, a partner in the firm's Labor & Employment Litigation Practice, recently provided her own overview and analysis on this closely watched case. Her article is titled "Supreme Court to Decide if Security Screening Time is Compensable Under FLSA" and published on Oct. 28 in Westlaw Journal - Employment.
A full PDF of the article is attached.