U.S. High Court Hears Arguments On What Is Compensable Donning/Doffing

U.S. High Court Hears Arguments On What Is Compensable Donning/Doffing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The time workers spend putting on attire that may look like regular clothes but is worn to protect them is compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), despite a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) stating otherwise, Eric Schnapper of the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle told the U.S. Supreme Court Nov. 4, arguing on behalf of employees of United States Steel Corp. (Clifton Sandifer, et al. v. United States Steel Corporation, No. 12-417, U.S. Sup.).

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