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Hirst v. SkyWest Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on June 24, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-1419 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioners in this case.

Issue: Whether an employee protected by the Fair Labor Standards Act must always allege wage violations averaged across a specific seven-day workweek, or whether an employee may plead a cause of action with alternative context-specific allegations to meet the plausibility requirements of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 8 and Ashcroft v. Iqbal.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 01 2019Application (18A1007) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 11, 2019 to May 11, 2019, submitted to Justice Kavanaugh.
Apr 04 2019Application (18A1007) granted by Justice Kavanaugh extending the time to file until May 11, 2019.
May 10 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 12, 2019)
May 21 2019Brief of respondents Skywest, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Jun 03 2019Reply of petitioners Andrea Hirst, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 04 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/20/2019.
Jun 24 2019Petition DENIED.
 
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