Kellogg Can't Decertify FLSA Class Of Bakery Workers

Law360, New York (December 21, 2011, 2:03 PM EST) -- A Kansas federal judge on Tuesday refused to decertify a class of 385 employees at a Kellogg Co. baking plant in Kansas who claim they were not properly compensated for pre- and post-shift activities.

The plaintiffs, current and former hourly workers at the bakery facility in Kansas City, allege that Kellogg violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to compensate them for time spent donning and doffing required uniforms and gear, gathering required materials and walking to and from work stations.

The parties stipulated to...
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