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8th Circ. Says CBA Negates ConAgra Workers' Don-Doff Suit

Law360 (August 9, 2018, 8:56 PM EDT) -- The Eighth Circuit on Thursday upheld the dismissal of a proposed class action accusing ConAgra of not paying workers at an Arkansas facility for time they spent donning and doffing protective gear, saying the company acted according to the terms of a collective bargaining agreement.

A three-judge panel affirmed a ruling by U.S. District Judge James M. Moody dismissing a suit by workers in ConAgra Packaged Foods LLC’s Russellville, Arkansas, plant, who said the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and Arkansas state law by...
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Craig Lyons, et al v. Conagra Foods Packaged Foods L


Case Number

17-3134

Court

Appellate - 8th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3710 Fair Labor Standards

Date Filed

October 3, 2017

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