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doff

[dôf]
Etymology: ME, contraction of do off, take off
to take off (clothing).
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The reminder had either conducted training for other infectious diseases (21%) or training in Ebola preparedness but without training on specific PPE donning and doffing procedures (10%).
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.
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.
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.
The lawsuit against Tyson involves a poultry industry practice of not paying workers for time spent donning, doffing and sanitizing at the plant," a 2002 Department of Labor news release said.
The "no-strap" closures allow for easy donning and doffing.
government's post-September 11 pursuit of real innocents has forced some people into alteration, into doffing traditional dress and "Americanizing" their look to avoid the fists of strangers and the scrutiny of officials.
THE QUEEN'S STORY: Whether you're a devoted monarchist or even a part time anarchist, I'm sure most of us are secretly doffing our caps and thanking Ma'am for the extra Bank Holiday break.