Sara Lee Handed Mixed Ruling In Uniform Pay Case

Law360, New York (November 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- An appeals court has affirmed a lower court's dismissal of certain claims in a case over Sara Lee Corp.’s alleged failure to compensate its hourly production workers for time spent complying with a mandatory uniform policy but has given class members an opportunity to pursue FLSA claims.

In a ruling handed down Monday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, a three-judge panel affirmed a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina dismissing with prejudice the plaintiffs’...
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