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  • 6 Apr. 2014

    The Courts, FLSA and Pharma Sales Reps - Overtime is the Question

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    At issue in several federal courts is whether or not pharmaceutical sales representatives are covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA mandates overtime pay for non-exempt employees who work more than 40 hours in a work week. Pharmaceutical sales representatives claim their employers have violated the FLSA by not paying them overtime. The drug companies argue that sales ...
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  • 10 Mar. 2014

    At-Will Employees May Be Protected Against Unfair Bosses

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Most employers prefer the at-will employment arrangement. They can fire their employees whenever it suits them for almost any reason (with narrow exceptions for anti-discrimination, disability and similar laws). An at-will employee works at the whim of his employer, and good job performance is no protection from being fired. That might be about to change – at least a little bit. A case that ...
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