Tyson Settles Lawsuit with Former Employee

An East Texas woman has settled her lawsuit against Tyson, Inc. Tamela Shepherd had accused the chicken processing company of violating the state's Family and Medical Leave Act.

Shepherd had taken time off from Tyson due to complications from her pregnancy, but when she tried to return to work at the Center plant, she was fired.

Details of the settlement were not released. Shepherd will not be returning to Tyson, Inc.