State of Nevada et al. v. United States Department of Labor et al.

Case Movement

Case Details

  • Case Status: Pending
  • Docket Number: 16-41606
  • Category: Regulatory Overreach


The U.S Department of Labor filed an appeal in response to a preliminary injunction issued by a district court for the DOL’s new federal overtime rule.

January 24, 2017

The Restaurant Law Center filed an amicus brief in support of the appellees (21 Attorneys General).

August 31, 2017

The District Court decided the Summary Judgment motion by invalidating the Obama administration’s controversial rule.


The Department of Labor appealed the final decision, but the case is being held in indefinite abeyance pending the issuance of a new notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). DOL already began the regulatory process to issue new overtime regulations. Nothing else is pending in this case except for a contempt motion.