Minnesota Federal Judge Conditionally Certifies Class In Donning, Doffing Suit

Minnesota Federal Judge Conditionally Certifies Class In Donning, Doffing Suit

DULUTH, Minn. - A Minnesota federal judge on Jan. 8 conditionally certified a class of meat-processing facility workers seeking compensation for time spent working outside of their clocked hours, including donning and doffing protective gear, and denied a motion to dismiss the workers' breach of contract claim (Carol Knaak, et al. v. Armour-Eckrich Meats LLC, No. 13-829, D. Minn.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1903).

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