The original suit claimed that Apple's anti-theft policy and bag search policies at retail stores can cause employees to wait 15 minutes every time they clock out to leave for a lunch break or at the end of a shift -- resulting in over $1,500 of unpaid wages each year per employee.
A similar case involving Amazon hit the Supreme Court earlier this year and the court sided with Amazon, claiming that bag searches were not "integral and indispensable" to their jobs; therefore, Amazon was not responsible for paying employees for time spent standing in security lines.
Judge William Alsop based his ruling on the Supreme court case and ultimately dismissed two class action lawsuits facing Apple.
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