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Sandifer v. U.S. Steel Corp.

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Supreme Court Offers Common Sense Guidance on What Constitutes "Changing Clothes" Under the FLSA

Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP • February 07, 2014
When the nine justices of the Supreme Court received their lifetime appointments to the nation's highest court, they probably did not envision themselves digging through 60-year-old dictionaries for definitions of prosaic terms like "clothes" and "clothes changing," and comparing those terms to "spending the day skiing." Yet, the Justices found themselves doing just that in Sandifer v. U.S. Steel Corp. in order to give some practical advice to employers.

Supreme Court to Consider Meaning of "Changing Clothes" Amid Changing DOL Interpretations

Littler Mendelson, P.C. • February 26, 2013
On February 19, 2013, in Sandifer v. U.S. Steel Corp., the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to resolve a circuit split over the meaning “changing clothes” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. section 203(o).