Judge Rejects 'Vague' Class in Swift & Co. Raid Suit

Law360, New York (March 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Calling the proposed class definition “vague, too speculative and unsupportable,” a federal judge has declined to certify a massive proposed class of all workers who have been subjected to group detention in a lawsuit that was filed in the wake of government raids at six Swift & Co. meatpacking plants in 2006.

U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas on Wednesday handed down an order denying the United Food & Commercial Workers International union's motion for...
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