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