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Mar. 26, 2024

Supreme Court expands Apple ruling, makes vehicle searches compensable

The court clarified that a search doesn’t have to be physically intrusive to be compensable as hours worked.

California Supreme Court Justices Goodwin H. Liu and Leondra R. Kruger

The state Supreme Court on Monday expanded its 2020 decision against Apple Inc. saying employees at a solar project in Monterey and San Luis Obispo counties should be paid if they are stuck in line awaiting visual searches of their vehicles when leaving work.

Legal observers said the ruling, made in response to a certified question from a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel, is a victory for workers but also a mixed bag of an opinion th...

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