Morehead v. New York ex rel. Tipaldo

PETITIONER: Morehead
RESPONDENT: New York ex rel. Tipaldo
LOCATION:

DOCKET NO.: 838
DECIDED BY: Hughes Court (1932-1937)
LOWER COURT:

ARGUED: Apr 28, 1936 / Apr 29, 1936
DECIDED: Jun 01, 1936

Facts of the case

A New York minimum wage law empowered the state labor commission to fix wages in relation to the class of service rendered. This fixing of wages in relation to value was an attempt to satisfy the Supreme Court's narrow view of minimum wage legislation.

Question

Does the law violate the liberty protected by due process of the Fourteenth Amendment?