Georgia Chosen For Tyson Foods FLSA MDL

Law360 (September 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The company that bills itself as the world's largest processor and marketer of pork, beef and chicken is crowing after the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation granted its request—over objections from several plaintiffs—to centralize 18 FLSA suits accusing the defendants of failing to pay employees for all the time they worked, including time spent donning and doffing work-related gear.

But the judicial panel's Aug. 17th order, which brings the cases together under the umbrella of the new MDL in the U.S . District Court for...
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