Does the work you perform require you to put on a uniform before you actually start work?
If that’s the case, it’s probably because your employer knows that it has to follow OSHA rules, and protect you from injury.
Is that’s the case? Is your job is so dangerous you need the physical protection of a uniform? Then you may well be entitled to be paid for the time it takes to put that uniform on to start work and take it off when work concludes.
Are you told to clock in after you have the uniform on? It may well be that you’re being denied pay for the time you’re donning and doffing that protective clothing.
Whether you are doing this now, or did it in the past few years, or if you know someone who is going through this situation, maybe you’d like to give us a call. We’d be glad to talk with you.
Thanks very much. We hope this helps you or someone you know.