U.S. Supreme Court

Case Status


Docket Number


Cert. Denied


Questions Presented

Whether the Fourth Circuit misinterpreted the FLSA and its implementing regulation in holding—in conflict with the decisions of eight other circuits—that a claim of vertical joint employment must be evaluated by focusing on whether the putative joint employers are “completely disassociated” from one another with respect to the putative employee.

Case Updates

Cert. petition denied

January 08, 2018

U.S. Chamber urges Supreme Court to review FLSA joint employer case

July 06, 2017

The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to grant a petition for review to resolve the standard for determining joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Michael J. Gray, E. Michael Rossman, Anne D. Harris, and Matthew W. Lampe of Jones Day served as counsel for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center.

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