High Court Refuses To Hear Kraft’s Don, Doff Dispute

Law360, New York (January 10, 2011, 3:46 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up a bid by Kraft Foods Global Inc. to review whether a federal provision allowing unions and employers to agree to forgo pay for donning and doffing preempts state law.

The high court denied Kraft’s petition for a writ of certiorari on Monday, letting stand the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit’s ruling in August that found a Fair Labor Standards Act provision did not block state law, and that the plaintiffs from Kraft's Oscar Mayer...
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