High Court Won't Consider Liberty Apparel FLSA Case

Law360, New York (May 2, 2011, 6:16 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to review the Second Circuit's decision that a jury properly decided Liberty Apparel Co. Inc. and a contractor were “joint employers” of 25 Chinese garment workers who accused the company of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The high court's decision to deny Liberty's petition for a writ of certiorari closes the book on a wage dispute brought more than a decade ago by the 25 workers, who Liberty claimed were not its employees because they worked for a...
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