Judge Tosses FLSA Suit V. DOE Weapons-Parts Lab

Law360, New York (March 11, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Sandia National Laboratories, which develops nuclear weapons parts for the U.S. Department of Energy, has won summary judgment against an employee who brought a collective action against the company for allegedly denying current and former employees overtime pay.

Judge William P. Johnson of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico ruled Tuesday that Steven Hill, who filed the suit, is exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act because he is highly compensated and because he does mostly nonmanual work....
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