The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of workers at a pork plant in Iowa on a pay issue.
The Supreme Court upheld a $5.8 million judgment against Tyson Foods after workers at the Storm Lake plant sued, saying they should be paid for the time spent putting on and taking off protective clothing needed for their jobs.
Tyson argued workers should not be allowed to go in together in the lawsuit. The case also focused whether the employees could use averages in figuring out the time they should be paid for putting on the work gear.
The Supreme Court ruled against the company 6-2, with Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito the no votes.