Neb. Beef Workers Seek Class Cert. For Don, Doff Suit

Law360, New York (August 24, 2009, 3:15 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs in a lawsuit accusing meatpacking company Nebraska Beef Ltd. of not paying workers for time spent putting on and taking off personal protective equipment, sharpening knives, and performing other tasks have asked a judge to certify the case as a class action.

In a motion filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, the plaintiffs asked that the judge certify a class of all current and former nonexempt, hourly production and support employees who have been employed at any time by...
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