Donning, Doffing Claims Nixed In Schreiber OT Action

Law360, New York (February 2, 2010, 3:50 PM EST) -- Former Schreiber Foods Inc. employees in a proposed collective action seeking compensation for certain duties performed off the clock cannot recover damages for time spent donning and doffing their uniforms but can pursue claims for tasks done while wearing their uniforms, a federal judge has ruled.

Judge Aleta A. Trauger of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee on Monday partially granted the dairy processor's motion for summary judgment, tossing the plant workers' claims related to donning and doffing compulsory safety equipment due...
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