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Drug reps’ overtime case goes to high court
Modern Healthcare

The long-running legal battle of many of the nation’s 90,000 pharmaceutical sales representatives to be granted overtime wages has reached the U.S. Supreme Court, which on Monday agreed to hear arguments in a class-action lawsuit against drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline. Two Glaxo employees, Michael Shane Christopher and Frank Buchanan, say they are entitled to overtime because they are not technically salesmen—a position upheld by the Labor Department in a related by separate lawsuit last year.