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Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. v. Hewitt

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-984 5th Cir. Oct 12, 2022
TBD TBD TBD OT 2022

Issue: Whether a supervisor making over $200,000 each year is entitled to overtime pay because the standalone regulatory exemption set forth in 29 C.F.R. § 541.601 remains subject to the detailed requirements of 29 C.F.R. § 541.604 when determining whether highly compensated supervisors are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime-pay requirements.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 07 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 10, 2022)
Jan 25 2022Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., et al.
Jan 27 2022Letter of January 25, 2022 pertaining to the corporate discosure statement, received from counsel for the petiitoners.
Feb 07 2022Letter of February 7, 2022 pertaining to amicus briefs, received from counsel for the petiitoners.
Feb 09 2022Waiver of right of respondent Michael J. Hewitt to respond filed.
Feb 09 2022Brief amici curiae of Texas Oil and Gas Association, Inc. and The American Petroleum Institute filed.
Feb 10 2022Brief amici curiae of Independent Petroleum Association of America and Offshore Operators Committee filed.
Feb 10 2022Brief amici curiae of Mississippi, et al. filed.
Feb 16 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/4/2022.
Feb 18 2022Response Requested. (Due March 21, 2022)
Mar 21 2022Brief of respondent Michael J. Hewitt in opposition filed.
Apr 05 2022Reply of petitioners Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 06 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/22/2022.
Apr 25 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/29/2022.
May 02 2022Petition GRANTED.
May 06 2022Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
May 26 2022Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Jun 07 2022May 26, 2022 motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including July 8, 2022. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 31, 2022.
Jun 14 2022ARGUMENT SET FOR Wednesday, October, 12, 2022.
Jun 22 2022Record requested from the 5th Circuit.
Jun 22 2022The record from the U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit is electronic and located on Pacer.
Jun 23 2022The record from the U.S.D.C. Southern District of Texas (Houston) has been electronically filed.
Jul 08 2022Joint appendix filed (statement of cost filed.)
Jul 08 2022Brief of petitioners Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., et al. filed.
Jul 13 2022Brief amicus curiae of Independent Petroleum Association of America filed.
Jul 15 2022Brief amici curiae of States of Mississippi, et al. filed.
Jul 15 2022Brief amici curiae of Texas Oil and Gas Association, Inc., et al. filed.
Jul 15 2022Brief amicus curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Jul 21 2022CIRCULATED
Aug 31 2022Brief of respondent Michael J. Hewitt filed. (Distributed)
Sep 07 2022Brief amicus curiae of Massachusetts Nurses Association filed. (Distributed)
Sep 07 2022Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)
Sep 07 2022Brief amicus curiae of National Nurses United filed. (Distributed)
Sep 07 2022Brief amicus curiae of American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations filed. (Distributed)
Sep 07 2022Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae, for divided argument, and for enlargement of time for oral argument filed.
Sep 28 2022Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae, for divided argument, and for enlargement of time for oral argument GRANTED.
Sep 30 2022Reply of Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., et al. submitted.