If you have to put on and remove gear
you have to be paid for doing so.
A Past or Present Employer Did Not Pay You For Time Spent Putting on and Removing Protective Clothing
a legal decision that must be determined by a labor and employment lawyer. This is why we offer a free, confidential consultation. In many cases, employees do not know that they are being paid less than they are owed. You might be surprised to discover that a past or current employer owes you significant wages and damages, for not paying you what you were owed. In addition, the law says your employer cannot retaliate against you for asserting your right to wages that you should have been paid.
If this situation sounds like an experience you have had with a past or present employer then we can help you. Either call us toll free at: 1•844•wage4me (1•844•924•3463) or contact us here for a free consultation..
n some businesses and industries, the time workers spend putting on (donning) and removing (doffing) protective clothing or gear can add up. It may be only a few minutes each workday, but when those few minutes are multiplied by tens or hundreds of work days, the total time for which you should be paid can be significant. If you were underpaid, you may be entitled to back pay, liquidated damages and attorney fees.
The wage rules apply to both your past and current employers. And the rules apply even if your employment was terminated, if you resigned, if you were paid “off the books”, or if you were an undocumented worker.
PLEASE: Do not assume or jump to the conclusion that you are not owed any wages. This is