FLSA Exemption Case Returns To Supreme Court

By John Kennedy (September 28, 2017, 10:56 AM EDT) -- A Fair Labor Standards Act dispute between a California Mercedes-Benz dealership and employees who advise customers about repair work will go before the U.S. Supreme Court for a second time as the justices consider whether the so-called service advisers are exempt from overtime, according to Thursday's Supreme Court order list.

The high court didn't elaborate on its decision granting certiorari to Encino Motorcars LLC, which said in its May petition that the justices must overturn the Ninth Circuit's January ruling that the workers are not exempt or risk "serious consequences" for the approximately 18,000 dealerships that employ service advisers across the...

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