Donning, Doffing Claims Cut From US Steel Suit

Law360, New York (June 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has rejected claims from U.S. Steel Corp. employees that the company violated federal law by not paying them for time spent putting on and taking off their protective gear, but ruled that the workers could pursue compensation for time spent walking between the changing area and the job site.

Chief Judge Donetta W. Ambrose of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania partially granted the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker's motion for summary judgment on Tuesday in the Fair Labor Standards Act putative collective...
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