U.S. v Darby Lumber Company: Facts
1. In 1938, Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act to regulate many aspects of employment including minimum wages, maximum weekly hours, and child labor.
2. Darby, a lumber manufacturer, was caught paying under minimum wage and having employees work longer than the prescribed hours.
3. In court, Darby challenged the Constitutionality of the law as it regulated local manufacturing activities. Original Court ruled act unconstitutional