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Judge Nixes Novartis Sales Reps’ Class Action

(CN) - A federal judge in Manhattan dismissed a class action against Novartis Pharmaceuticals, whose sales reps claimed they were cheated of overtime. U.S. District Judge Paul Crotty found that the salespeople "are not entitled to overtime pay because they fall within the 'outside sales' and 'administrative' exemptions to both the federal and state overtime requirements."

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