Jury Sides With Sara Lee Workers In Don, Doff Class Action

Law360, New York (March 5, 2014, 10:04 PM EST) -- A federal jury in Michigan found Tuesday that a class of Sara Lee Corp. production workers were owed wages for the time they spent donning and doffing protective work clothes before and after their shifts.

Workers at Sara Lee’s Zeeland, Mich., plant alleged in a class action suit that the company, now known as Hillshire Brands Co., violated the Fair Labor Standards Act when it did not pay them for the time spent putting on and removing their protective gear and walking to and from the...
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