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Appeals Court Ruling on OT Pay to Sales Reps Stands

March 2, 2011
The 2nd Circuit Court’s July 2010 ruling stands because the Supreme Court decided not to hear the case. It affects about 2,500 current and former sales representatives employed by Novartis who are suing for unpaid overtime.
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FedEx to Pay $2.3 Million Over Independent Contractors

October 21, 2010
The settlement follows a yearlong investigation by Montana that found FedEx Ground drivers are employees, not independent contractors, and that FedEx owed unemployment taxes, penalties and interest, according to the attorney general’s office.
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A Bittersweet Win for Former N.Y. Bakery Workers

September 10, 2010
National Labor Relations Board affirms legal ruling that now-shuttered bakery’s owners didn’t play fair with union when seeking wage concessions that led to lengthy strike. Millions in back pay at stake.
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