Kraft Workers Win Class Cert. In Don, Doff Action

Law360, New York (September 12, 2011, 4:13 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Monday certified a class of hourly workers in their wage-and-hour suit against Kraft Foods Global Inc., which allegedly failed to pay them for time spent putting on and taking off protective clothing.

Christine Curry, Todd Schiltz, Anthony Thompson and a group of employees who worked for the food giant's Naperville, Ill., facility in the past three years became the latest class to receive certification in a donning and doffing suit against Kraft.

Citing a similar case involving a Madison, Wis., Kraft...
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