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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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Nowadays, several options for automatic doffing are available.
Supreme Court held that employees who work in meat processing plants must be paid for the time spent donning and doffing protective equipment, as the wearing of such equipment was integral and indispensable to the performance of the employees' jobs.
There was no dispute that the FLSA would have required payment for donning and doffing time absent an agreement to the contrary and that the CBA specifically excluded "changing clothes" from time for which employees were to be compensated.
Its spooling machinery is currently capable of continuous production speeds of 600 m/min guaranteeing maximum flexibility and higher throughput due to its non-stop doffing capability.
If labeled safety gear, workers might be paid for the donning and doffing time.
Further, since the FLSA requires that employees be paid for actual time worked, employers may not be able to satisfy the FLSA by establishing a fixed, reasonable amount of time for donning and doffing.
Energy services company Hunting plc (LSE:HTG) revealed on Friday that it has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of W L Doffing LP, a provider of high precision machining services to the energy industry, for USD20.
In addition, the UK firm will provide up to USD2m in milestones depending on the performance of W L Doffing in a two-year period.
This article examines the recent Supreme Court decision involving the issue of donning and doffing in a non-law enforcement context which stoked this controversy, and it will discuss several lower federal court opinions that have explored whether the Supreme Court ruling applies to law enforcement officers.
Perhaps, we should vote tactically, because if Wales returned a few more Tory MPs, the Government, of any colour would be forced to react and improve our standard of living, or should we be grateful for being better off than the Rwandans and keep doffing our caps to our Labour MPs?
Supreme Court recently resolved a conflict between federal courts of appeals regarding the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that require compensation to employees for the time spent donning (applying) and doffing (removing) specialized protective gear.
Doffing his boxing gloves, he shook hands with well-wishers with a surprisingly strong grip.