Ex-EnerSys Workers Win Cert. In Don, Doff Suit

Law360, New York (September 17, 2009, 3:52 PM EDT) -- Former EnerSys Energy Products Inc. employees have won conditional collective action certification in their suit alleging workers were unpaid for the time it took to don and doff their uniforms and protective garb and to take required showers.

Judge Fernando Gaitan Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri on Wednesday granted the plaintiffs' motion to conditionally certify a collective action including current and former nonexempt employees required to don and doff protective clothing and safety gear, or shower, at four battery...
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