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Following Third Circuit Precedent, Pennsylvania Federal Judge Finds Pharmaceutical Representatives Are Exempt Administrative Employees

As the pharmaceutical community eagerly awaits the Supreme Court’s decision whether to grant certiorari in Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., courts within the Third Circuit (encompassing Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware) continue to conform to the appeals court’s previous holding in Smith v. Johnson & Johnson, 593 F.3d 280 (3d Cir. 2010), that pharmaceutical representatives… Continue Reading

Federal Court Rules Bank of America Is Not “Joint Employer” of Call Center Workers

Businesses that outsource specific functions are often subject to allegations that they are a joint employer of the employees of the outsourced entity. A Pennsylvania District Court recently rejected this theory of liability and dismissed Bank of America from a lawsuit brought by call center employees employed by a vendor servicing Bank of America, who alleged… Continue Reading