Cargill Settles Wage-And-Hour Action With Workers

Law360, New York (July 20, 2011, 8:18 PM EDT) -- Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. settled a collective action Tuesday in Nebraska brought by current and former plant workers who accused the company of failing to pay them for time spent performing tasks off the production line.

U.S. District Judge Richard G. Kopf granted the parties' joint motion for approval of the settlement, and dismissed the consolidated Fair Labor Standards Act action pursuant to the terms of the deal.

“The agreement constitutes a fair and reasonable resolution of a bona fide dispute, consistent with the principles of...
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Case Title

Martinez v. Cargill Meat Solutions


Case Number

4:09-cv-03079

Court

Nebraska

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

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Richard G. Kopf

Date Filed

April 23, 2009


Case Title

Haferland et al v. Cargill Meat Solutions Corp.


Case Number

8:09-cv-00247

Court

Nebraska

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

Judge

Richard G. Kopf

Date Filed

July 22, 2009

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