Sales reps suing for overtime
Current and former employees of AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Amgen, Lilly, Roche, GlaxoSmithKline and Bayer are suing the pharma firms alleging a failure to pay overtime wages. Class action suits are being filed in state and federal courts asserting the companies unlawfully characterized employees as "exempt" under the Fair Labor Standards Act. "Our lawsuits allege that the corporations are trying to avoid paying overtime wages by providing fancy sounding titles likes Specialty Health Care Representative or Professional Health Care Consultant to workers who are entitled to overtime pay under the law," plaintiffs' firm Kingsley & Kingsley says...
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