Tyson Loses Donning Doffing Appeal

US - A Tenth Circuit panel last week rejected attempts by Tyson Foods to reverse a $4 million verdict and attorneys’ fee award in an employee class action over unpaid wages for time spent putting on protective equipment.
calendar icon 25 August 2014
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The court found that there was enough evidence to support the jury’s finding.

The panel ruled that a Kansas federal jury that awarded workers more than $500,000 in damages in 2011 was correct in inferring regular underpayments.

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