Alcoa Hit With FLSA Suit Over Unpaid Dressing Time

Law360, New York (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...
To view the full article, register now.

Law360 UK

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Legal News & Analysis

Financial Services Law360 UK and Insurance Law360 UK provide breaking news and in-depth analysis on U.K. and European Union regulation, enforcement, legislation, and litigation involving banks, investment firms, insurers, and more.