GSK Drug Reps Ask High Court To Review OT Exemption

Law360, Washington (August 23, 2011, 6:13 PM EDT) -- GlaxoSmithKline PLC drug sales representatives found exempt from overtime pay laws want the U.S. Supreme Court to take up their Fair Labor Standards Act suit, claiming the Ninth Circuit created a circuit split by ruling against them.

In February, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona's ruling that a proposed class of GSK sales representatives were not entitled to overtime pay, giving no deference to an amicus brief lodged by the U.S. Department of Labor.

The representatives asked the high...
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