Tyson Foods Ordered To Pay $19M In Don, Doff Suit

Law360, New York (January 30, 2014, 10:40 PM EST) -- A Nebraska federal judge on Thursday entered a $19 million judgment against Tyson Foods Inc. in a class action brought by meat processing-line workers who said the company didn’t pay them for time spent donning and doffing protective gear, finally settling a dispute over damages in the case.

U.S. District Judge Joseph F. Bataillon entered final judgment in favor of the plaintiffs following a bench trial in January 2013, but rejected their post-trial damages calculations that included more than $1.5 million in updated additional damages for...
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