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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Arkansas Supreme Court rules donning and doffing activities are on the clock

The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled that putting on and taking off work clothes is considered work and compensation should be paid for the time performed doing these tasks.

"We hold that the donning and doffing activities constitute compensable work under the AMWA, despite the custom and practice under the collective-bargaining agreement."

Click here to read Gerber Products v. Hewitt, 2016 Ark. 222. Decided May 26, 2016)

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