Bloomberg, January 25, 2012 – Novartis Will Pay $99 Million to Settle Overtime Lawsuit

Posted January 25th, 2012.

By David Voreacos and Bob Van Voris

A unit of Roche Holding AG (ROG), is “confident that sales representatives should continue to be exempt from overtime,” Wyss said.

High Court Case

Workers settled before the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether drugmakers must pay overtime to as many as 90,000 sales representatives. The high court will review a lower court’s conclusion that salespeople for a Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), dvoreacos@bloomberg.net; Bob Van Voris in federal court in Manhattan at mhytha@bloomberg.net.

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