10th Circuit Upholds Rejection Of Slaughterhouse Workers’ Wage Claims
(April 5, 2016, 2:27 PM EDT) -- DENVER — The 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 31 upheld a trial court’s rejection of wage-and-hour claims filed by slaughter and fabrication operation workers who claimed that they received some but not all compensation owed to them for donning and doffing activities under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (Esmeralda Castaneda, et al. v. JBS USA, LLC, et al., Nos. 14-1217 and 14-1221, 10th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 5884).
(Opinion available. Document #73-160408-017Z.)
Current and former hourly slaughter line and fabrication line...