Sales Reps Hit Daiichi Sankyo With FLSA Action

Law360, New York (December 22, 2010, 1:45 PM EST) -- The U.S. subsidiary of international drug company Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. has been hit with a putative collective action claiming it wrongly exempts pharmaceutical sales representatives from the overtime compensation requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The former sales representative named in the complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio claims that Daiichi Sankyo Inc. misclassified employees and failed to properly pay them when they worked more than 40 hours a week trying to boost prescriptions of the...
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