Former Tyson Worker Seeks Cert. For FLSA Action

Law360, New York (May 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A former worker at a Tyson Foods Inc. plant in Iowa has asked a judge to certify a proposed Fair Labor Standards Act collective action and give the go-ahead to notify other potential members.

In a motion filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, plaintiff America Maxwell asked a judge to authorize notification of the suit to all current and former nonexempt production and support employees who have been employed at by Tyson Foods at its Council Bluffs, Iowa, plant...
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