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In Lawsuit, Chicken Farmers Say Processors Treat Them Like Servants

by Associated Press 2/9/2017 7:34 am

Former chicken farmers have filed a federal lawsuit accusing giant poultry processing companies, including Tyson Foods, of treating farmers who raise the chickens like indentured servants and colluding to fix prices.

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Tyson’s Overtime Case

by Mark Friedman 11/23/2015 12:00 am

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments earlier this month in a case brought by Tyson Foods Inc. that challenges a nearly $6 million class-action award involving overtime pay at its Iowa pork processing plant.

Tyson Foods Disputes Report That Language Barrier Caused Leak

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 12/6/2012 3:25 pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a chlorine gas leak at a Tyson Foods poultry plant last year occurred because a worker couldn't read English. But the company says the worker wasn't Hispanic and that a language issue wasn't to blame.