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Sandifer v. United States Steel Corporation

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-417 7th Cir. Nov 4, 2013
Tr.Aud.
Jan 27, 2014 9-0 Scalia OT 2013

Holding: The time petitioners spend donning and doffing their protective gear is not compensable by operation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U. S. C. § 203(o).

Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Scalia on January 27, 2014. Justice Sotomayor joins the opinion except as to footnote 7.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 10 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 5, 2012)
Oct 23 2012Waiver of right of respondent United States Steel Corporation to respond filed.
Oct 29 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2012.
Nov 13 2012Response Requested . (Due December 13, 2012)
Nov 19 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 14, 2013.
Jan 14 2013Brief of respondent United States Steel Corporation in opposition filed.
Jan 30 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 15, 2013.
Jan 30 2013Reply of petitioners Clifton Sandifer, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 19 2013Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Mar 5 2013Record from U.S.C.A. for 7th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.
Mar 5 2013Record from U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Nevada is electronic and located on PACER, with the exception of 1 box of exhibits.
Mar 11 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Mar 25 2013The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including May 13, 2013.
Mar 25 2013The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including July 12, 2013.
May 13 2013Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
May 13 2013Brief of petitioner Clifton Sandifer, et al. filed.
May 20 2013Brief amici curiae of American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, et al. filed.
Jul 10 2013The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is further extended to and including July 19, 2013.
Jul 19 2013Brief of respondent United States Steel Corporation filed.
Jul 26 2013Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed.
Jul 26 2013Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Jul 26 2013Brief of amicus curiae Grocery Manufacturers Association filed.
Jul 26 2013Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
Jul 26 2013Brief amici curiae of American Meat Institute, et al. filed.
Aug 19 2013CIRCULATED.
Aug 19 2013Reply of petitioners Clifton Sandifer, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 20 2013SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, November 4, 2013.
Oct 7 2013Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 4 2013Argued. For petitioners: Eric Schnapper, Seattle, Wash. For respondent: Lawrence C. DiNardo, Chicago, Ill.; and Anthony A. Yang, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Jan 27 2014Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Scalia, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, Alito, and Kagan, JJ., joined, and in which Sotomayor, J., joined except as to footnote 7.
Feb 28 2014JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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