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Constitutional Law Keyed to Rotunda
United States v. Darby
Citation:312 U.S. 100 (1941)
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Congress attempted to prohibit the shipment in interstate commerce of lumber manufactured by employees whose wages are less than a prescribed minimum or whose weekly hours of labor are greater than a prescribed maximum. It also sought to prohibit the employment of workers in the production of goods for interstate commerce at other than prescribed wages and hours. Congress required the employer to keep records showing the hours worked each day and week by each of his employees including those engaged in the production and manufacture of lumber for interstate commerce.
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