U.S. Fifth Circuit - The FindLaw 5th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion Summaries Blog

Allen v. McWane Inc., No. 08-41037

In an action under the Fair Labor Standards Act seeking payment for pre- and post-shift time spent donning and doffing protective gear, summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where, at each plant at issue, there existed a custom or practice of not compensating pre- or post- shift time spent putting on and taking off protective gear.

Read Allen v. McWane Inc., No. 08-41037

Appellate Information

Filed January 8, 2010


Opinion by Judge Stewart