8th Circuit: Unofficial Agreement Excluded Donning, Doffing From Compensable Time

Mealey's (August 25, 2016, 12:31 PM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — Hourly manufacturing employees are not owed compensation for time spent donning and doffing work clothing because that time was excluded from measured working time in an implied-in-fact bona fide collective bargaining agreement between the employer and union representing the workers, the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 23 (David J. Jackson, et al. v. Old EPT, LLC, also known as EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, No. 15-1078, 8th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 15416).

(Opinion available. Document #73-160909-003Z.)

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