Cooper Cameron Owes Engineer OT: 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (November 12, 2009, 5:50 PM EST) -- Oil and gas services provider Cooper Cameron Corp. misclassified a product design specialist with only a high school degree as exempt from overtime, a federal appeals court has affirmed, holding that the Fair Labor Standards Act exemption applies only to jobs that usually call for advanced training.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit struck a blow against Cooper Cameron Thursday, affirming a judge's summary judgment ruling that it violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and a decision after a bench trial that the...
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