Pharmaceutical Giants Face Wage And Hour Claims

Law360, New York (November 17, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A pair of law firms has launched an attack on the pharmaceutical industry, claiming that sales representatives are not exempt from laws requiring overtime pay and are therefore not being compensated fairly.

In six separate suits filed over the last two months, Joseph & Herzfeld LLP and Kingsley & Kingsley accused a variety of companies of failing to pay overtime and of failing to maintain accurate time records.

“We think this is something that fell under the radar that a lot of lawyers didn’t notice,” said...
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