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Tijerino v. Stetson Desert Project, LLC, 18-16013

Reversed. The district court dismissed an action brought by exotic dancers for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. Reversing, the panel held the statutory requirement that plaintiffs must be employees as defined in the FLSA is a merits-based determination, not a jurisdictional limitation.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/08/16

Judges

  • Tashima

Court

  • United States Ninth Circuit

Counsel

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