Boehringer Moves To Delay Sales Rep FLSA Trial

Law360, New York (April 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc., one of numerous drug companies facing wage-and-hour litigation by sales representatives, has asked a judge to stay its upcoming trial pending an appeals court challenge by sales reps in a near identical case against Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp.

In a motion filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut on Thursday, the German drug giant sought to postpone the July 1 trial, saying the issue being considered by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit was central to...
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