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doffing

[′däf·iŋ]
(textiles)
Removing fibers from a cotton carding machine by means of a toothed bar or cylinder.
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Unless the time spent donning and doffing is specifically excluded from compensable time as a matter of collective bargaining, it is work time for which employees must be paid.
8) In 1999, IBP employees filed a class action lawsuit to recover compensation for their preproduction and postproduction work, including the time spent donning and doffing protective gear, and for the time spent walking between the locker rooms and the production floor both before and after their assigned shifts.
Alvarez decision addressed the nexus of Steiner's donning and doffing "principal activity" classification with the continuous workday rule.
Tyson said the activities of donning, doffing and cleaning, along with waiting in line to obtain the required aprons and other equipment, are not compensable under the FLSA because the activities do not constitute "work.
Doffing is one of the acquisitions, whose aggregate consideration amounted to around 90m, referred to in the announcement of the acquisition of Titan on 5 August 2011.
These new developments have allowed Edelmann to operate its well known off line slitter winders in a non-stop mode, meaning the winder does not ramp down to a complete stop for roll doffing.
also filed a case for receiving compensation while donning and doffing PPE.
Perhaps he was charmed by the many opportunities to dance in the city parks; the streets were lined with signs showing a man inviting a woman to dance by gallantly doffing his hat.
These employees, who spent uncompensated time walking to and from their workstations and donning and doffing protective gear, had brought litigation on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated.
In fact, the overall focus in crosslapped nonwovens manufacturing has been more focused on cross width weight uniformity than speed, due in large part to an overall stabilization of doffing speeds within a window of 90-120 m/min.
Tony Callaghan, organiser of the event in Wigan, said: "This may be controversial but we're doffing our cap to government guidelines on obesity.
I am pleased that as a result of the discussions that we initiated almost three years ago, we have been able to conclude the question as to how associates are compensated for donning and doffing," said Perdue Farms Chairman Jim Perdue.