Judge Rules On Class Issues In Tyson Foods Case

Law360, New York (December 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge in Tennessee lay down the ground rules for the employee class on Monday in a case accusing Tyson Foods Inc. of depressing wages by hiring illegal immigrants.

U.S. District Judge Curtis Collier ruled on motions pertaining to the class, including the appropriate date to close the class to new Tyson employees, who should take on the costs for distributing the class notice and what methods of proof the plaintiffs should use to define class members.

Tyson had sought to close the class to...
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