Workers Lose Plea To Join Donning, Doffing Case

Law360, New York (March 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has quashed a bid by a group of Tyson Foods Inc. employees to intervene in an action that alleges the company violated employment laws by denying employees pay for time spent donning and doffing safety gear.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit denied the motion in a decision handed down Wednesday, siding with a district court's earlier decision to refuse the workers' petition on the grounds that Tyson did not have a companywide policy governing compensation for getting in...
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