Tyson Manager Settles Bias Suit Over Six-Day, 70-Hour Workweek

 

·         Trial on disability bias claims was set to begin Nov. 15

·         Settlement terms not publicly available or shared by parties

 

Patrick Dorrian, Bloomberg Law

Sept. 12, 2022

 

Tyson Fresh Meat Inc. and a former production supervisor who said she was illegally denied a “normalized schedule” as a job accommodation for her anxiety disorder settled her lawsuit, Tennessee federal court records show.

 

Jacquelyn Veith and the company filed a notice of settlement with the US District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee on Sept. 9. The parties “reached a resolution of this matter at a private mediation” and anticipate finalizing their agreement within 30 days, the notice said.

 

Terms of the settlement weren’t included in the court record and counsel for Tyson or Veith didn’t immediately respond ...

 

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