An Alabama judge declared a mistrial in a civil case against Tyson Foods when a juror disagreed with the verdict after Tyson seemingly lost the case, according to an article from The Birmingham News.  

The U.S. Department of Labor sued Tyson's Blountsville, Ala., plant in 2002, because the department believed employees should have been paid for time involved in dressing and sanitizing gear as they prepared to enter the processing floor.


"While this wasn't the ending we expected, it's possible these issues may be presented to another jury," Tyson spokesman Gary Mickelson said in the article. "If so, we will continue to explain how we believe we are paying our people for all the time they work."