Tyson Foods Faces 6th FLSA Suit Of '08

Law360, New York (February 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The list of Fair Labor Standards Act suits against Tyson Foods Inc. got a little longer Wednesday, when a former line worker at a North Carolina Tyson chicken processing plant filed a putative collective action accusing Tyson of not paying employees for all hours worked.

Named plaintiff Kathy Leak, who says she worked at Tyson's plant in Monroe, N.C., from 1997 until 2005, filed her complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina on Wednesday.

The Leak complaint proposes a class...
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