‘Citing a recent Supreme Court ruling, a federal court judge last week dismissed a pair of proposed class action lawsuits leveled against Apple by its retail employees, who argued the company’s anti-theft policies incurred lost wages,” Mikey Campbell reports for AppleInsider.

“Last Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge William Alsop dismissed with prejudice a suit alleging loss prevention practices applied at Apple Stores across the country deprived workers of “millions of dollars” in wages and overtime,” Campbell reports. “Judge Alsop’s ruling hinges on a unanimous Supreme Court decision regarding a similar situation involving employee security checks and overtime pay.”

Campbell reports, “In the case INTEGRITY STAFFING SOLUTIONS, INC. v. BUSK, the court found a temp agency not responsible for paying out Amazon warehouse workers subject to mandatory security screening…”

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