Summary Bids Nixed In ThyssenKrupp Don, Doff Suit

Law360, New York (September 30, 2010, 2:08 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has refused to grant either side an early win in a donning-and-doffing class action against ThyssenKrupp Waupaca Inc., finding further discovery is necessary to determine if foundry workers are owed wages for time spent gearing up for work and showering after their shift.

Judge William Griesbach of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin rejected dueling summary judgment motions Monday, concluding that too many unresolved issues demand greater examination, including whether the donning and doffing activities qualify as work under...
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