Cargill Workers Score Deal In Don, Doff Actions

Law360, New York (January 28, 2011, 12:33 PM EST) -- Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. has settled two collective actions brought by meat processing workers who alleged they were not paid for donning and doffing protective gear.

Judge John A. Jarvey of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa signed off on the settlement Thursday. Lawyers for the plaintiffs will receive $345,000 in attorneys' fees and costs, while the two class representatives will get a $2,000 incentive award.

Representatives for the parties, however, declined to give the full value of the settlement, citing a...
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Case Title

Briles et al v. Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation


Case Number

4:10-cv-00163

Court

Iowa Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

John A. Jarvey

Date Filed

April 13, 2010

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