Unformatted text preview: 1. The Court reviews the 1947 Portal-to-Portal Act and focuses on employees’ principal activities to define the beginning to and conclusion of the workday. 2. For meatcutters, safety equipment is essential. Thus, the time putting on this equipment and taking it off should be compensated. 3. Having decided the workday starts as the safety equipment is being donned, the time walking from the locker room to the meat cutting room must be a part of the workday and must be counted for compensation. 4. The return walk to the locker room and doffing of the equipment also is part of the workday. Case 19-1...
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- Supreme Court of the United States, Safety equipment