Wis. Appeals Court Revives Tyson Don, Doff Class Action

Law360, New York (August 1, 2013, 5:06 PM EDT) -- A Wisconsin appeals court revived a putative class action against Tyson Prepared Foods Inc. Thursday, reversing a lower court ruling that said meat processing workers didn't have to be paid for time spent putting on and taking off protective equipment and clothing.

The three-judge panel's opinion struck down a decision that said workers did not have to be paid for time they spent donning and doffing because those activities were not integral and indispensable to their principal work activities.

The appeals court ruled that pursuant to...
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