9th Circ. Won’t Rehear Ariz. City Police Don, Doff Case

Law360, New York (May 11, 2010, 12:51 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a decision against police officers who filed a putative class action alleging the city of Mesa, Ariz., was required under the Fair Labor Standards Act to pay for time they spent donning and doffing uniforms and gear.

In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Monday denied the police officers’ bid for a rehearing en banc or for a panel rehearing.

Circuit Judge Johnnie Rawlinson and Lloyd D. George, a Nevada district...
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