Nebraska Beef To Pay $4M To Settle Don, Doff Class Action

Law360, New York (February 3, 2012, 1:38 PM EST) -- A class of current and former employees of Nebraska Beef Ltd. on Thursday reached a preliminary $3.9 million settlement agreement with the meatpacker over claims that the company didn’t pay workers for time spent donning protective gear and performing other tasks required for work.

Class counsel Carolyn H. Cottrell of Schneider Wallace Cottrell Brayton Konecky LLP said the proposed settlement is the result of protracted, arm’s-length negotiations based on a comprehensive investigation of the facts and law.

The two sides reached the preliminary agreement after two...
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