JBS Beef Unit Settles Donning, Doffing Claims

Law360, New York (November 23, 2009, 2:52 PM EST) -- A subsidiary of Brazilian beef giant JBS SA has settled a Fair Labor Standards Act lawsuit with the employees of a Utah meat processing facility who alleged they were not paid for overtime work or the time they spent donning and doffing safety equipment and completing other mandatory tasks.

JBS Swift & Co. submitted a joint stipulation Thursday to dismiss the putative class action from the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah.

An attorney for lead plaintiff Jason Debloois said the terms of the...
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