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doff

[dôf]
Etymology: ME, contraction of do off, take off
to take off (clothing).
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brought an action against Barber to receive compensation for time spent donning and doffing required protective gear and for time spent walking to and waiting at their assigned work areas.
According to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the donning and doffing of the protective gear was "integral and indispensable to the job" and, thus, part of the employees' principal activities.
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.
In this context, the spinning machine is not changed and vertical doffing of the spinning machine including automatic intubation and automatic return functions can be completed easily.
In May 2009, Edehnann's In-Line Slitter Winder M640 was demonstrated operating at a speed of 912 m/min including during roll doffing.
The jury originally held that donning and doffing protective equipment does not constitute work, but the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals overturned that ruling and sided with the Supreme Court's findings in IBP v.
But if you can tolerate the stuff, you'll appreciate the stiff dose of relationship drama that runs between scenes of demure dames doffing for the good cause here.
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.
The IGV 2 Automatic Doffing System is a battery driven vehicle equipped with a special doffing module featuring twin bobbin mandrels, and a pusher device.
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.