Sales Reps Target Solvay With Wage-And-Hour Suit

Law360, New York (January 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Solvay Pharmaceuticals Inc. has been hit with a purported wage-and-hour collective action claiming the pharmaceutical company failed to pay hundreds of sales representatives overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

In a complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, former Solvay sales rep Luke Leslie claimed he frequently worked from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. with no break, promoting Solvay products to physicians.

The company also required him, and similary situated sales representatives, to do additional...
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