Egg Workers Class Action Proceeds On State Claims

Law360, New York (December 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has clipped the claims in a donning-and-doffing putative class action against egg processor Michael Foods Inc., dismissing the federal wage-and-hour claims but letting stand the Nebraska state law claims levied by the two other plaintiffs.

While Judge Joseph F. Bataillon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska ruled that the claims brought by Patricia Jo Meyer under the Fair Labor Standards Act were time-barred, he denied the defendants’ bid to dismiss the state law class action claims by former employees...
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