Tyson Can't Dodge Meal Break Claims In FLSA Action

Law360, New York (April 8, 2011, 2:42 PM ET) -- A Nebraska federal judge refused Wednesday to strike down meal break or state wage law claims from a donning and doffing class action against Tyson Foods Inc.

Judge Lyle E. Strom of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska denied Tyson's motion for partial summary judgment, finding the plaintiffs' Fair Labor Standards Act claims related to meal breaks and their state law wage claims could move forward.

Ruling on a separate motion for partial summary judgment filed by the plaintiffs, workers at a Lexington,...
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Case Information

Case Title

Lopez et al v. Tyson Foods, Inc.

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Lyle E. Strom

Date Filed

June 30, 2006

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