Judge Sides With Workers In Donning, Doffing Case

Law360, New York (June 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a major victory for a group of factory workers, a federal judge in Wisconsin has ruled that Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. must pay its employees for the time spent changing in and out of mandatory protective gear.

Judge Barbara Crabb, of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, handed down her order Monday, granting summary judgment to more than 150 former and current Saint-Gobain employees on claims the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and state labor laws by failing to...
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