Sales Rep Slaps Wolters Kluwer With OT Action

Law360, New York (June 24, 2011, 4:22 PM EDT) -- The U.S. unit of publishing company Wolters Kluwer NV was hit Thursday with a putative class action in Georgia alleging it incorrectly classified sales representatives and failed to pay them overtime in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Oluwatosin Adepoju sued Georgia-based Wolters Kluwer United States Inc. on behalf of a putative class of inside sales representatives, software sales representatives and telesales outbound representatives, saying they were covered, nonexempt employees under the FLSA and were wrongly denied overtime pay.

According to the complaint, the proposed...
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