Most Of Wayne Farms FLSA Suit Thrown Out

Law360, New York (December 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has tossed out the majority of the claims in a Fair Labor Standards Act suit against chicken processing company Wayne Farms LLC, finding that nearly all the plaintiffs had reached a settlement with the company in an earlier FLSA suit.

On Dec. 22, Judge Keith Starrett of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi granted Wayne Farms' motion for partial summary judgment on the claims of 126 of the 151 plaintiffs in the suit and dismissed them with prejudice....
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