Butterball Faces Nationwide FLSA Class Action

Law360, New York (April 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Poultry producer Butterball LLC was slapped with a proposed class action last week for allegedly failing to pay workers in its processing plants for time they spend on work-related tasks before and after their shifts.

The complaint was filed last Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas by three employees in Butterball's Ozark, Ark. poultry processing plants on behalf of themselves and other hourly production and support workers employed in Butterball's poultry processing plants within the last three years.

The plaintiffs...
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