Airgas Hit With OT Class Action Over Donning, Doffing Pay

Law360, New York (October 28, 2013, 5:37 PM EDT) -- Employees of Airgas On-Site Safety Services Inc. hit the company with a proposed class action Friday in California federal court accusing the company of failing to pay employees wages for overtime and for all hours worked including for time employees take to put on and take off necessary safety equipment.

Hourly workers Diane Brown and Kierre Townsend allege Airgas, a leading distributor of industrial chemical and gas safety products and services, committed numerous labor code violations for its payment practices including not paying workers for overtime,...
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