Ex-Leo Pharma Sales Reps Launch OT Class Action

Law360, Washington (February 9, 2012, 6:20 PM EST) -- Four former sales representatives hit Leo Pharma Inc. with a putative class action Thursday in New York federal court alleging the company refused to pay overtime wages, misclassifying them as exempt from overtime laws in order to maintain its bottom line.

The plaintiffs, who are suing under federal labor laws as well as California, New York and Washington state labor laws, say they consistently worked over 40 hours per week and performed tasks that should receive overtime pay, and should not be classified as exempt from...
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