Wackenhut Wins Victory In Security Guard Doffing Suit

Law360, New York (March 4, 2010, 1:20 PM EST) -- A federal judge has ruled that security guards employed by Wackenhut Corp. at a nuclear power plant are not required under the Fair Labor Standards Act to be paid for donning and doffing and various other activities at the beginning and end of their shifts.

Judge Stephen C. Robinson of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled Tuesday that going to locker rooms, donning and doffing protective gear, checking mail, and waiting to obtain a gun, among other activities, were not...
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