WASHINGTON, D.C. - The time workers at United States Steel Corp. spend donning and doffing protective gear is not compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Jan. 27 (Clifton Sandifer, et al. v. United States Steel Corporation, No. 12-417, U.S. Sup.; 2014 U.S. LEXIS 799).