Phillips, Inc. v. Walling
324 U.S. 490 (1945)

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Phillips, Inc. v. Walling, 324 U.S. 490 (1945)

Phillips, Inc. v. Walling

No. 608

Argued March 2, 1945

Decided March 26, 1945

324 U.S. 490


1. Provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act granting exemptions from the operation of the Act are to be narrowly construed. P. 324 U. S. 493.

Page 324 U. S. 491

2. Section 13(a)(2) of the Fair Labor Standards Act, exempting from the operation of the Act employees "engaged in any retail . . . establishment," held inapplicable to warehouse and central office employee of an interstate retail chain store system. P. 324 U. S. 493.

144 F.2d 102 affirmed.

Certiorari, 323 U.S. 704, to review the affirmance of a decree, 50 F.Supp. 749, enjoining the petitioner from violating the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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