Aerotek Recruiter Ruled Exempt From FLSA

Law360, New York (April 1, 2010, 3:40 PM EDT) -- A federal court has granted summary judgment to temporary employment recruiting firm Aerotek Inc. in a suit brought by a former account recruiting manager at the company who was seeking overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Recruiters of temporary staff members are not production workers and are administratively exempt under the FLSA, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland ruled Tuesday.

The suit was originally brought as a class action, though the court denied class certification in August. The plaintiffs alleged they...
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