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    Should employers pay employees for mandatory company security screenings?

    Should employers pay employees for mandatory company security screenings?

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    Supreme Court: Amazon need not pay workers for security check time - CNET

    Amazon.com warehouse employees hosed by Supreme Court | Ars Technica


    I say yes companies should have to pay employees for these security screenings.This is part of their job and valuable time is being taken away for these screenings.
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    Re: Should employers pay employees for mandatory company security screenings?

    This is normally done on company time, and anything done on company time you should be paid for it...

    But it is still up to the employer to offer that compensation for that time.

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    Re: Should employers pay employees for mandatory company security screenings?

    Quote Originally Posted by WallStreetVixen View Post
    This is normally done on company time, and anything done on company time you should be paid for it...

    But it is still up to the employer to offer that compensation for that time.
    Just as it's up to the employee whether they want to continue working for that employer. I've worked late and on weekends without pay.

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    Re: Should employers pay employees for mandatory company security screenings?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Should employers pay employees for mandatory company security screenings?

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    maybe


    Supreme Court: Amazon need not pay workers for security check time - CNET

    Amazon.com warehouse employees hosed by Supreme Court | Ars Technica


    I say yes companies should have to pay employees for these security screenings.This is part of their job and valuable time is being taken away for these screenings.
    I think that it is generally better for the person that wants something to pay for it him-/herself. In this case I would not accept a security check presented by the employee and would want my own choice of company do the search. Of course, that will be reflected in the level of pay.

    As for time spent on the check I think I would handle it the same way.
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    Re: Should employers pay employees for mandatory company security screenings?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Should employers pay employees for mandatory company security screenings?

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    Supreme Court: Amazon need not pay workers for security check time - CNET

    Amazon.com warehouse employees hosed by Supreme Court | Ars Technica


    I say yes companies should have to pay employees for these security screenings.This is part of their job and valuable time is being taken away for these screenings.
    im some where in the middle, i would say it should be based on times and requirements.

    if employees are REQUIRED to go through the screenings before and after work and those screenings take in access of 30 mins total IMO that matters. If not i wouldnt care but again this is just my personal view.
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    Re: Should employers pay employees for mandatory company security screenings?

    .... In terms of worker's rights, this is probably the stupidest thing workers can complain about.
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    Re: Should employers pay employees for mandatory company security screenings?

    Quote Originally Posted by X Factor View Post
    Just as it's up to the employee whether they want to continue working for that employer. I've worked late and on weekends without pay.
    That is because you are being paid a salary. Therefore, you would get paid for the time during screenings. The hourly employees would have to clock out and back in later.
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    Re: Should employers pay employees for mandatory company security screenings?

    The money will come out of the salary one way or another. So, doesn't matter.

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    Re: Should employers pay employees for mandatory company security screenings?

    If it's required then it's part of the job. They should be paid for their job.
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