A federal court in the Southern District of Florida has rejected the "ultimate consumer" defense to enterprise coverage under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The case is Exime v. E.W. Ventures, Inc., Case No. 08-60099-CIV-SEITZ/O’SULLIVAN (S.D. Fla., December 23, 2008).
First, some background: To establish coverage under the Fair Labor Standards Act, a plaintiff must