Farmers Pride Donning, Doffing Action Recertified

Law360, New York (December 10, 2010, 1:15 PM EST) -- A federal judge gave new life to a collective action against Farmers Pride Inc. on Friday when he ordered that the case — which accuses the chicken processor of allegedly failing to pay workers for time spent donning, doffing and sanitizing safety gear — be partly recertified.

After previously decertifying the class in August and telling plaintiffs they could come back with a smaller class, Judge Michael M. Baylson decided to allow a single subclass to proceed to trial in the reconstituted action, according to his...
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