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TYSON FOODS, INC. v. BOUAPHAKEO

Docket No.: 14-1146
Certiorari Granted: 06/08/15
Argued: November 10, 2015

Topics:

Civil Procedure, Fair Labor Standards Act

PartyNames: Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Peg Bouaphakeo, et al., Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated
Petitioner: Tyson Foods, Inc.
Respondent: Peg Bouaphakeo, et al., Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Citation: 765 F.3d 791
Supreme Court Docket

Tyson Foods, Inc.
v.
Peg Bouaphakeo, et al., Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated
Question Presented:

I. Whether differences among individual class members may be ignored and a class action certified under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(b)(3), or a collective action certified under the Fair Labor Standards Act, where liability and damages will be determined with statistical techniques that presume all class members are identical to the average observed in a sample. II. Whether a class action may be certified or maintained under Rule 23(b)(3), or a collective action certified or maintained under the Fair Labor Standards Act, when the class contains hundreds of members who were not injured and have no legal right to any damages.

TYSON FOODS, INC. v. BOUAPHAKEO
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 10, 2015

Listen to Oral Argument in TYSON FOODS, INC. v. BOUAPHAKEO
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