Issue: (1) What is the proper test for determining when
an intern or extern is a “trainee” not entitled to the minimum wage protections of an
“employee” under Sections 203(e)(1) and (g) of the
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); and (2) whether the Department of Labor's s six-factor test for excluding
“interns” from FLSA protections is entitled to
deference, when the factors are inconsistent
with this Court’s precedents in Walling v. Portland Terminal Co. and Tony & Susan Alamo Foundation v. Secretary of Labor .
Proceedings and Orders
Jun 26 2013
Application (12A1251) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 9, 2013 to August 8, 2013, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Jul 1 2013
Application (12A1251) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until August 8, 2013.
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