MITCHELL v. KING PACKING CO.

No. 39.

350 U.S. 260 (1956)

76 S.Ct. 337

100 L.Ed. 282

MITCHELL, SECRETARY OF LABOR, v. KING PACKING CO.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 30, 1956.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Bessie Margolin argued the cause for petitioner. With her on the brief were Solicitor General Sobeloff, Ralph S. Spritzer, Stuart Rothman and Sylvia S. Ellison.

Willard S. Johnston argued the cause and filed a brief for respondent.


MR. CHIEF JUSTICE WARREN delivered the opinion of the Court.

This case like Steiner v. Mitchell, ante, p. 247, raises an issue of coverage under the Fair Labor Standards Act, as amended by the Portal-to-Portal Act of 1947. with respect to work performed before or after the direct or productive labor for which the worker is primarily paid.

The District Court denied to the Secretary of Labor an injunction to enforce compliance with the Act, and...

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