Judge Stays Portion Of Tyson FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (September 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A magistrate judge has stayed much of a Fair Labor Standards Act lawsuit against Tyson Foods Inc., until the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation decides whether to consolidate the case with 10 others.

Magistrate Judge David J. Waxse of the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas ruled Wednesday that the putative class members of the collective action could be potentially prejudiced if the case were delayed any longer. However, the court stayed all other proceedings except those related to the motion for certification of...
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