LA Tries To Rebuff Police Donning, Doffing Suit

Law360, New York (June 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The city of Los Angeles has asked a judge to drop allegations from a class action brought by police officers and their union accusing it of not properly compensating them for the time it takes to don and doff protective gear.

In a motion for partial summary judgment filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the city asked a judge to declare that it had adopted and implement the “partial exemption” from the overtime limits of the Fair Labor Standards...
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