Boehringer Loses Bid To Appeal Reps' FLSA Status

Law360, New York (May 28, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has refused to reconsider Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s bid for an interlocutory appeal in a stayed wage-and-hour collective action brought by drug sales representatives, deeming it either unnecessary or untimely to ask an appeals court to consider the Fair Labor Standards Act exemptions at issue.

Judge Janet Bond Arterton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut on Tuesday refused to reconsider her earlier denial of Boehringer’s motion for an interlocutory appeal to address whether the sales representatives are exempt from...
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