National Automatic Laundry & Cleaning Council v. Shultz

443 F.2d 689 (D.C. Cir. 1971)


Counsel for National (P) posed a question over whether its industry was subject to the FLSA. It got a reply back by letter stating that its members were subject to the act. P then sued the Secretary of Labor in court contending that the administration's interpretation of the act was erroneous. That suit was dismissed by the district court for want of jurisdiction. The court of appeals reversed that decision but rule in favor of the government on the merits.