March 12, 2024
In Bartels v. Birmingham, 332 U.S. 126, 67 S. Ct. 1547 (1947), the Supreme Court held that members of musical bands were employees of the bands’ leaders, rather than of the operators of the dance halls where the bands played, within the meaning of the Social Security Act. The Court emphasized that, inter alia, the...
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Timothy Coffield Attorney FLSA Seasonal Amusement
The Fair Labor Standards Act requires covered employers to pay minimum wages and overtime compensation to certain categories of employees. However, the law contains several exceptions or “exemptions” from these requirements. This post will focus on the exemption for employees of seasonal amusement or recreational establishments under 29 U.S.C. § 213(a)(3). The Department of Labor...
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