J. F. Fitzgerald Constr. Co. v. Pedersen
324 U.S. 720 (1945)

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J. F. Fitzgerald Constr. Co. v. Pedersen, 324 U.S. 720 (1945)

J. F. Fitzgerald Construction Co. v. Pedersen

No. 462

Argued February 5, 1945

Decided April 9, 1945

324 U.S. 720

Syllabus

1. An employee is not entitled to interest on sum recovered in an action for overtime compensation and liquidated damages under § 16(b) of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Arsenal Bldg. Corp. v. Greenberg, ante, p. 324 U. S. 697. P. 324 U. S. 724.

2. The uncontested fact of record show that the employees in question were engaged in repairing abutments and substructures of bridges which were part of the line of an interstate railroad, sustaining the conclusion that they were "engaged in [interstate] commerce," and covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act. P. 324 U. S. 724.

293 N.Y. 126, 56 N.E.2d 77, affirmed in part.

Certiorari, 323 U.S. 698, to review the affirmance of a judgment for the plaintiffs in a suit for overtime compensation and liquidated damages under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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