NC Workers' Claims Are For The Birds: Butterball

Law360, New York (October 22, 2009, 1:11 PM EDT) -- Fresh off a win in Missouri federal court, Butterball LLC is seeking to dismiss several allegations from a similar employment case pending in North Carolina that accuses the poultry producer of violating the federal Fair Labor Standards Act by not accounting for workers' time donning and doffing equipment.

On Wednesday, Butterball filed a motion for judgment on the pleadings, asking the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carlina to issue a judgment that would prevent the plaintiffs from pursuing claims under the North...
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