Schering Sales Reps Not Exempt Under FLSA: Judge

Law360, New York (March 31, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has determined that the pharmaceutical sales representatives who work for Schering Corp. should not be exempt from receiving overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Judge Janet Bond Arterton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut on Monday denied the pharmaceutical giant's bid for summary judgment in a proposed class action after concluding that the employees did not fall within the FLSA's exemption for outside sales representatives.

In her ruling, Judge Arterton noted that the company described the position...
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