Ky. Supreme Court Reverses Toyota FLSA Ruling

Law360, New York (March 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that a lower court had no jurisdiction to allow a previously dismissed donning-and-doffing suit against Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky Inc. to proceed.

In an opinion lodged Thursday in the Supreme Court of Kentucky, Justice Mary C. Noble reversed an opinion by the Kentucky Court of Appeals and ordered the court to enter a writ of prohibition in favor of Toyota Motor in a suit alleging the company failed to compensate its employees for tasks related to donning and doffing....
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