Three plaintiffs, who served as sales managers for the defendant banquet facilities, were administrative employees and consequently exempt from the overtime wage provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Hines, et al. v. State Room, Inc., et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 01-308-11) (28 pages) (Ripple, J., sitting by designation) (1st Circuit) Appealed from a decision by Saris, J., in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. John F. Tocci, with whom Cary Gianoulis and Tocci, Goss & Lee were on brief, for the plaintiffs-appellants; Colleen C. Cook, with whom Jack I. Siegal and Nystrom, Beckman & Paris were on brief, for the defendants-appellees (Docket No. 10-2298) (Nov. 28, 2011).