High court will not hear Jennie-O case
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Supreme Court has denied a petition for further review of the case of production employees seeking pay from Jennie-O Turkey Store for time they spend putting on and taking off uniforms and safety work gear.
The denial was announced Wednesday. The petition was filed after the state appeals court upheld a January 2010 ruling in Hennepin County District Court in favor of the Willmar-based company, which is owned by Hormel Foods.
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