The lower court concluded that the time donning and doffing
items such as safety glasses and earplugs was minimal in comparison to the remaining items and therefore, the entire period of time spent getting ready for work was not compensable.
In 2005, the Supreme Court ruled workers must be paid for the time spent walking between their changing areas and their work areas after donning and before doffing
their specialized protective gear.
Where donning and doffing
must be paid, and where actual working time must be recorded starting from the beginning of the employee's dressing into uniform and putting on safety equipment, the employee's subsequent time spent walking, waiting and performing other activities during the workday is increasingly likely to be viewed as part of the continuous workday--and thus, to be compensable under the FLSA.
Many people in law enforcement and the unions that represent them feel that there is a uniqueness to the donning and doffing
of a police uniform and the accompanying protective gear that entitles them to be paid for these activities.
In affirming the lower court's decision, the Steiner Court held that the employees should be compensated for the time spent showering and donning and doffing
their protective work clothes because they were "integral and indispensable" to the principal activity of battery production.
Tyson said donning and doffing
, as referred to in the lawsuit, is nothing more than putting on clothing, "which in our plants, typically includes a hair-net, earplugs and a white lab coat," the news release said.
The agreement resolves a dispute over a poultry-industry practice of not paying workers for time spent donning, doffing
and sanitizing at the plant.
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Providing direct observation of health care workers during the donning and doffing
processes for PPE.
She clearly remembers him doffing
his hat to acknowledge their presence.
In May 2009, Edehnann's In-Line Slitter Winder M640 was demonstrated operating at a speed of 912 m/min including during roll doffing
The jury originally held that donning and doffing
protective equipment does not constitute work, but the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals overturned that ruling and sided with the Supreme Court's findings in IBP v.
But if you can tolerate the stuff, you'll appreciate the stiff dose of relationship drama that runs between scenes of demure dames doffing
for the good cause here.