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Labor – FLSA – ‘Changing Clothes’ – Poultry Processer (access required)

A poultry processing plant is not required under the Fair Labor Standards Act to pay employees for “donning and doffing” protective gear, as that activity constitutes “changing clothes,” and the 4th Circuit affirms a judgment that allowed the plant to continue paying only for employees’ “line time” at the plant. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, ...