Pilgrim's Pride Denies Overtime Violations

Law360, New York (August 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Chicken preparation company Pilgrim's Pride Corp. has denied allegations that it failed to pay its workers for all performed duties and for overtime in a multidistrict putative class action.

Pilgrim's Pride rebuffed the wage-and-hour accusations of the consolidated complaint in a Friday filing with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas.

“To the extent the allegations...give rise to any inference that defendant has violated applicable law, that plaintiffs are entitled to any remedy or relief, that any plaintiffs or potential plaintiffs are similarly...
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