Cargill Line Workers Certified In Consolidated FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (March 12, 2010, 2:10 PM EST) -- The magistrate judge overseeing a consolidated suit accusing Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. of failing to pay its employees for time spent performing tasks off the production line has conditionally certified one case and approved the distribution of a class notice in the other.

Following a telephonic status conference between the parties on Thursday, Magistrate Judge Cheryl R. Zwart of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, with the consent of Cargill, certified a class of all current and former nonexempt Cargill employees who have...
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