Sara Lee Wants Class Trimmed In Don-Doff Suit

Law360, New York (July 3, 2013, 7:30 PM EDT) -- Sara Lee Corp. has asked a Michigan federal judge to pare down a previously certified class of workers in a Fair Labor Standards Act don-doff suit, arguing that the plaintiffs' dissimilar experiences made some of their claims inappropriate for collective action treatment.

The plaintiffs — former production employees at a Sara Lee plant — sought compensation for time spent putting on and removing “good manufacturing practices equipment” as well as meal break-related claims that aren't right for a collective action and have to be decertified, Sara...
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