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Dressing the part is not enough: 8th Circuit decides that changing into uniforms does not start the “continuous workday”
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2013

Taking up a question the Supreme Court recently declined to consider, the Eighth Circuit on Friday addressed the types of activities that may start


Supreme Court rejects DOL's interpretation and finds pharmaceutical sales representatives qualify for the outside sales exemption
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2012

This morning, a divided Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision written by Justice Alito upholding decades of industry practice and finding that the Fair Labor Standards Act’s outside sales exemption applies to pharmaceutical sales representatives (PSRs


DOL shows integrity in supporting employer on compensability of time spent in security screenings
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2014

The Department of Labor surprised employers last week by weighing in on Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk, which is currently pending before


Trifles and tribulations: Supreme Court decides meaning of “changing clothes” under 203(o) of the FLSA
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2014

The Supreme Court ruled today that steelworkers are not entitled to pay for time spent changing into flame-retardant suits, hardhats, gloves, and


Genesis of a clearer distinction between class and collective actions? Supreme Court decides Symczyc.
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2013

The Supreme Court issued a groundbreaking ruling today in Genesis Healthcare Corp. v. Symczyk that brings into clearer focus the fundamental


Dress rehearsals are over: Supreme Court to hear arguments on Monday regarding compensability of changing clothes at work
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2013

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear argument in a case that will directly impact employers relying on 203(o) of the FLSA - a provision


If it looks like pants and it walks like pants Supreme Court considers definition of “clothes” in section 203(o) of the FLSA
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2013

This morning the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Sandifer v. U.S. Steel, an FLSA case in a group of steelworkers at a Gary, Indiana factory


Supreme Court to decide whether pharmaceutical sales representatives meet the FLSA's outside sales exemption
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2011

At 10 a.m. EST today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision to grant certiorari in Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corp


A Rose employee by any other name? Talk show interns sue for pay
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2012

Last month, this Blog reported on a pair of recent lawsuits filed by former unpaid interns for The Hearst Corp and Fox Searchlight Pictures claiming that they should have been paid for work they performed for the fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar and on production of the 2010 film “Black Swan.”


Ninth Circuit hands pharmaceutical industry Valentine's Day gift
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2011

On February 14, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corp. (Case No. 10-15257) affirmed a district court decision holding that pharmaceutical sales representatives (“reps”) for GlaxoSmithKline (“Glaxo”) are exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act because they qualify as “outside sales” employees