NEW YORK - A New York federal magistrate judge on May 6 certified a class of food-processing plant employees suing for unpaid wages, overtime and spread of hours compensation under New York state law; the same judge conditionally certified a collective action for the plaintiffs' federal law claim in December 2009 (Kingborn Morris, et al. v. Alle Processing Corp., et al., No. 08-4874, E.D. N.Y.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 64534).