CitiFinancial Loan Officer Seeks Class Cert. In OT Suit

Law360, New York (October 8, 2009, 4:48 PM EDT) -- A CitiFinancial Inc. loan officer has urged a federal judge to certify a class of several hundred co-workers in a suit accusing the mortgage lender of breaching labor laws by failing to pay overtime wages.

The plaintiff, Amy Burkhart-Deal, filed a motion Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania calling for certification of all current and former “financial service representatives” who worked for the Citigroup Inc. unit's Pennsylvania branches and were denied full compensation for all hours worked.

Burkhart-Deal claims that...
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