In determining when an action is commenced for the purposes of sectionof this title, an action commenced on or after May 14, 1947 under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended [ et seq.], the Walsh-Healey Act, or the Bacon-Davis Act,1 shall be considered to be commenced on the date when the complaint is filed; except that in the case of a collective or class action instituted under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, or the Bacon-Davis Act,1 it shall be considered to be commenced in the case of any individual claimant-
1 See References in Text note below.
29 U.S.C. § 256
REFERENCES IN TEXTThe Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, referred to in text, is act June 25, 1938, ch. 676, 52 Stat. 1060, which is classified generally to chapter 8 (§201 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see sectionof this title and Tables.The Walsh-Healey and Bacon-Davis Acts, referred to in text, are defined for purposes of this chapter in section of this title.