Prudential Triumphs Over Agents On FLSA Claims

Law360, New York (September 1, 2010, 1:56 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has awarded summary judgment to Prudential Financial Inc. and Prudential Insurance Co. of America in a collective action alleging they failed to properly pay overtime to insurance agents in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Judge Dennis M. Cavanaugh of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey issued the decision in favor of the defendants on Tuesday, finding that the agents were exempt from the FLSA's overtime pay requirements.

Prudential moved for summary judgment in February, maintaining that the...
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