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Tyson Loses as High Court Upholds $5.8 Million Worker Award

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The U.S. Supreme Court dashed business hopes for new limits on class-action lawsuits, upholding a $5.8 million wage award to workers at a Tyson Foods Inc. pork-processing plant in Iowa.

In a 6-2 ruling, the court rejected Tyson’s arguments that it was subjected to an improper “trial by formula” and that the class of workers included some who were fully compensated.