Tennessee Coal, Iron & Railroad Company v. Muscoda Local No. 123

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Tennessee Coal, Iron & Railroad Company v. Muscoda Local No. 123 by Frank Murphy
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Tennessee Coal, Iron & Railroad Co. v. Muscoda Local No. 123, 321 U.S. 590 (1944), was an important decision of the United States Supreme Court with regard to the interpretation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This set a precedent for an expansive construction of the language of the FLSA. — Excerpted from Tennessee Coal, Iron & Railroad Co. v. Muscoda Local No. 123 on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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United States Supreme Court

321 U.S. 590

TENNESSEE COAL, IRON & RAILROAD COMPANY  v.  MUSCODA LOCAL NO. 123

 Argued: and Submitted Jan. 13, 14, 1944. --- Decided: March 27, 1944

See 322 U.S. 771, 64 S.Ct. 1257.

Messrs. Nathan L. Miller, of New York City, and Borden Burr, of Birmingham, Ala., for petitioner Tennessee Coal, Iron & R. Co.

Messrs. E. L. All, S. M. Bronaugh, and William B. White, all of Birmingham, Ala., for petitioner Sloss-Sheffield Steel & Iron Co.

Messrs. T. F. Patton, of Cleveland Ohio, R. T. Rives, of Montgomery, Ala., and Borden Burr, of Birmingham, Ala., for petitioner Republic Steel Corporation.

Mr. Crampton Harris, of Birmingham, Ala., J. A. Lipscomb, of Bessemer, Ala., and J. Q. Smith, of Birmingham, Ala., for respondents Muscoda Local No. 125, etc., and others.

Mr. Charles Fahy, of Washington, D.C., for respondent Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor.

Mr. Justice MURPHY delivered the opinion of the Court.

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