In an action seeking unpaid overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act, summary judgment for plaintiff is affirmed where: 1) plaintiff, a Product Design Specialist, was outside the "professional exemption" to the FLSA's overtime requirements and 2) defendant's violation of the FLSA was willful.
Argued: September 9, 2009
Decided: November 12, 2009
Opinion by Judge Jacobs
Michael J.D. Sweeney, Getman & Sweeney PLLC, New Paltz, NY