Connect to share and comment

U.S. Steel wins Supreme Court labor fight

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court handed a victory to employers on Monday by ruling that a group of unionized steel workers does not have to be paid for the time they spend "donning and doffing" safety gear before and after their shifts. The unanimous ruling came in a case involving workers at a U.S. Steel Corp <X.N> plant that was closely watched by industries that employ workers who wear safety clothing.

U.S. Steel wins Supreme Court labor fight

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court handed a victory to employers on Monday by ruling that a group of unionized steel workers does not have to be paid for the time they spend "donning and doffing" safety gear before and after their shifts. The unanimous ruling came in a case involving workers at a U.S. Steel Corp <X.N> plant that was closely watched by industries that employ workers who wear safety clothing.

UPDATE 1-Supreme Court to hear workers' claims vs U.S. Steel

* 800 workers want pay for changing clothes * Court to interpret meaning of labor law By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to consider whether union workers can be compensated for the time it takes for them to change in and out of safety gear.
Syndicate content