High Court To Shine Spotlight On DOL's FLSA Flip-Flopping

Law360, New York (February 19, 2013, 9:21 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to weigh in on what constitutes “changing clothes” under the Fair Labor Standards Act, setting the stage for the justices to determine how much deference the U.S. Department Of Labor is owed when it has flip-flopped on the issue for 15 years, attorneys say.

The high court will take up an appeal lodged by a class of about 800 U.S. Steel Corp. workers who claim they were unlawfully denied compensation for time spent putting on and taking off protective...
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