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Alcoa Hit With FLSA Suit Over Unpaid Dressing Time

Law360 (December 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Aluminum producer Alcoa Inc. has been hit with a collective wage-and-hour action by hundreds of workers who want to be paid for the time spent donning and doffing mandatory safety gear.

The complaint, filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York on behalf of all current and former employees, calls for overtime wages pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Following the lead of tens of thousands of plant and factory workers across the United States, the Alcoa workers claim...
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