Endo Sales Reps Win Conditional Cert. For OT Suit

Law360, New York (June 1, 2011, 5:35 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Wednesday conditionally certified a class of Endo Pharmaceuticals sales representatives to bring claims that the company misclassified them as exempt from overtime pay.

U.S. District Judge Nancy Gertner said the plaintiffs met the lenient standard for conditional certification by alleging sales representatives across the country were subject to the same national policies, and that Endo had therefore misclassified them all as exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime pay requirements.

The case is one of a spate of recent lawsuits...
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