Judge Refuses To Toss FLSA Claims Against Farmland

Law360, New York (February 2, 2011, 12:40 PM EST) -- A federal judge has denied Farmland Foods Inc.'s latest attempt to dismiss employees' overtime pay claims for work-related activities under the Fair Labor Standards Act in a larger donning and doffing collective action.

Chief Judge Joseph F. Bataillon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska on Tuesday denied 10 motions by Farmland seeking summary judgment, dismissal and interlocutory appeal in the case regarding overtime pay.

Maria Guzman Morales and Mauricio Guajardo filed suit against the company claiming they deserve overtime pay for an...
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