|Anthony Kennedy, |
Associate Justice of the
Supreme Court of the
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"The case proceeded to trial before a jury. The parties stipulated that the employees were entitled to be paid for donning and doffing of certain equipment worn to protect from knife cuts. The jury was left to determine whether the time spent donning and doffing other protective equipment was compensable; whether Tyson was required to pay for donning and doffing during meal breaks; and the total amount of time spent on work that was not compensated under Tyson’s gang-time system."
KENNEDY, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which ROBERTS, C. J., and GINSBURG, BREYER, SOTOMAYOR, and KAGAN, JJ., joined. ROBERTS, C. J., filed a concurring opinion, in which ALITO, J., joined as to Part II. THOMAS, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which ALITO, J., joined.
Tyson Foods, Inc., Petitioner v.Peg Bouaphakeo, et al., Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, No. 14-1146 Decided, March 20, 2015
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