Tyson Workers To High Court: Class Not Doomed By Members Who Can’t Prove Damages

Mealey's (October 1, 2015, 7:18 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Both a trial court and appellate court acted appropriately when they certified and affirmed the certification, respectively, a class of Tyson Foods Inc. workers who successfully brought a donning and doffing suit against the company and were awarded nearly $5.8 million on their claims, the class of workers argues in a Sept. 22 respondent brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court (Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Peg Bouaphakeo, et al., No. 14-1146, U.S. Sup.).

(Respondents brief available.  Document #43-151002-017B.)

“Tyson’s arguments that certifying the...
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