Tyson Workers Can't Get New Trial In Don-Doff Wage Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (April 2, 2013, 7:09 PM EDT) -- An Iowa federal judge on Tuesday upheld a jury verdict in favor of Tyson Foods Inc. in a class action alleging the meat processor didn’t pay employees for time spent donning and doffing clothing and personal protective gear and other required tasks, rejecting workers’ bid for a new trial.

The decision comes a year after an Iowa federal jury found in favor of Tyson after a two-and-a-half-week trial, concluding that the tasks — which included cleaning equipment, waiting in line to receive knives or walking to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Guyton, et al v. Tyson Foods, Inc.

Case Number



Iowa Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


John A. Jarvey

Date Filed

September 12, 2007

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