Judge OKs New Claims In Tyson FLSA Class Action

Law360, New York (October 20, 2010, 1:30 PM EDT) -- A judge has agreed to allow plaintiffs in a collective and class action accusing Tyson Foods Inc. of denying overtime wages to add new allegations to their complaint based on events that occurred after they filed the suit.

Magistrate Judge David Waxse of the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas on Monday granted a request by a class of meatpacking plant employees to supplement its amended complaint with claims related to Tyson’s purported decision to stop paying employees for a daily 20-minute rest break....
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