Anderson v. Mt. Clemens Pottery Company


Anderson v. Mt. Clemens Pottery Company by Frank Murphy
Syllabus

Anderson v. Mt. Clemens Pottery Co., 328 U.S. 680 (1946), is a decision by the United States Supreme Court which held that preliminary work activities, where controlled by the employer and performed entirely for the employer's benefit, are properly included as working time under Fair Labor Standards Act. The decision is known as the "portal to portal case." Excerpted from Anderson v. Mt. Clemens Pottery Co. on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Court Documents

United States Supreme Court

328 U.S. 680

ANDERSON et al.  v.  MT. CLEMENS POTTERY CO.

 Argued: Jan. 29, 1946. --- Decided: June 10, 1946

See 67 S.Ct. 25.

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Mr. Edward Lamb, of Toledo, Ohio, for petitioners.

Messrs. Frank E. Cooper, of Detroit, Mich., and Bert V. Nunneley, of Mount Clemens, Mich., for respondent.

Mr. Justice MURPHY delivered the opinion of the Court.

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).