Tyson Workers To Face High Court That Favors Class Limits

Law360, New York (November 9, 2015, 11:38 PM EST) -- Workers suing Tyson Foods for failing to pay them for donning and doffing required gear face a tough high court battle on Tuesday, when they'll argue in support of averages and other statistical analyses to determine classwide damages before justices who have twice in recent years set strict, employer-friendly class certification standards, attorneys say.

The closely watched case stems from a $5.8 million jury verdict against Tyson Foods Inc. that the Eighth Circuit upheld. The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review that finding after Tyson argued that the court's landmark Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes and Comcast Corp. v. Behrend decisions...

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