State of New York et al. v. Secretary of the United States Department of Labor et al.

Case Movement

Case Details

  • Case Status: Pending
  • Docket Number: 20-3806 (L)
  • Category: Labor Relations


In November 2020, a group of business associations, including the U.S. Chamber, appealed a district court’s decision to invalidate the Department of Labor’s Final Rule defining “joint employers” under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

February 12, 2021

The Restaurant Law Center and the NFIB Small Business Center filed a brief as amici curiae in support of the defendants-appellants.

March 31, 2021

The Department of Labor filed a motion to hold the appeal case in a six-month abeyance.

April 5, 2021

The International Franchise Association and other intervenors-appellants filed their opposition to the DOL motion to hold the appeal in abeyance.

April 8, 2021

The circuit court issued its Order denying the motion to hold the appeal in abeyance.