Narrowed Class Gets OK In Tyson Donning, Doffing Suit

Law360, New York (July 20, 2012, 1:57 PM EDT) -- An Iowa federal judge granted class certification Thursday to a limited class of Tyson Foods Inc. employees in a lawsuit alleging Tyson Foods Inc. failed to pay meat packing plant workers for time spent donning and doffing personal protective gear.

U.S. District Judge John A. Jarvey gave his blessing to a class of current and former employees at a Tyson plant in Council Bluffs, Iowa, who worked for the company since April 26, 2006, and who had to put on, take off or wash or clean...
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