Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corp. (Granted )
Note: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys work for and/or contribute to this blog in various capacities, represents the petitioners in this case.
Issue(s): (1) Whether deference is owed to the Secretary of Labor's interpretation of the Fair Labor Standards Act's outside sales exemption and related regulations; and (2) whether the Fair Labor Standards Act's outside sales exemption applies to pharmaceutical sales representatives.
Certiorari stage documents:
Recommended Citation: Joshua Matz, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Sep. 7, 2011, 6:30 AM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2011/09/petition-of-the-day-173/