Lawsuit seeks overtime pay for reading emails after work!

A judge in Chicago has decided to allow a lawsuit to proceed in which a Chicago Police Officer wants overtime for himself and his fellow officers for taking calls or scanning emails on their smart phones while off duty.  Absent from the suit is any offer to credit the City back for time on duty spent reading Facebook, Twitter or exchanging private text messages on the same smart phones.

You can read about it here, including a link to the actual court decision.

Suit: Answering calls, scanning emails deserves OT – SFGate

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