8th Circuit Reverses Nearly $5M Judgment Against Tyson In Donning, Doffing Suit
(September 3, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT) -- ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 26 reversed a nearly $5 million judgment against Tyson Foods Inc. in a donning and doffing class suit, finding that the employer was entitled to judgment as a matter of law on the federal and state claims (Jose A. Gomez, et al. v. Tyson Foods, Inc., No. 13-3500, 8th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 15041).
“The terms of employment between Tyson and the employees of its Dakota City facility were governed by a...