Supreme Court Rebuffs Labor Department

in Labor, Publications

Any reader of this article is probably well aware of one of the most commonly referenced federal statutes, namely, The Fair Labor Standards Act (29 U.S. Code §201, et seq.) (the “FLSA”). This statute deals essentially with setting forth minimum wage, the requirement of a customary 40 hour work week, and a time and a half pay provision for work in excess of the 40 hour time period. However, under FLSA Section 213, Congress has set forth a substantial number of exemptions to the maximum hour and overtime provisions, one of which is an “outside salesman.”. . . 2012 – Supreme Court Rebuffs Labor Department