Wyeth Employees' Don, Doff Suit Moves To Trial

Law360, New York (August 31, 2009, 6:39 PM EDT) -- A judge has denied summary judgment for the plaintiffs in a suit against Wyeth Pharmaceutical Inc. accusing the company of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to compensate employees for donning and doffing required protective gear.

A jury must decide a factual dispute over the amount of time for which Wyeth employees should be compensated for changing from personal clothes to work clothes and back, Judge Daniel R. Dominguez of the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico wrote in an opinion...
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