Supreme Court: Pharmaceutical Companies Are Not Required To Pay Sales Reps Overtime

In Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., the Supreme Court held that the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) exempts pharmaceutical companies from having to pay overtime wages to sales reps. At issue was whether or not pharmaceutical reps are deemed “outside salesmen”. If not, the reps would be entitled to overtime pay when they work over 40 [...]