Amazon must pay its warehouse workers for time spent undergoing security checks after their shifts, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled in a multi-district case involving 42,000 employees.
It is not yet clear whether the 2020 regulations that were repealed now revert back to previous versions or if they are repealed entirely.
New regulations from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) will increase the minimum salary threshold for overtime-exempt executive, administrative and professional employees.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has signed an order requiring all businesses to conduct their operations in whole, or in part, remotely through individual teleworking of their employees unless doing so is not possible.
The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that could make it easier for employers to deny their employees contraceptive coverage by claiming religious or moral objections. A ruling is expected by the end of June.
The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling may prove a bellwether for any legal challenges to the other state and local salary history inquiry bans across the nation.
The state's Independent Regulatory Review Commission will meet November 21 to decide whether to give final approval to the plan.
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