Citizens Bank Hit With Banker FLSA Action

Law360, New York (January 22, 2010, 1:26 PM EST) -- A banker at Citizens Financial Group Inc. has filed a proposed collective action against the banking giant, alleging its labor practices denied overtime wages to potentially hundreds of retail branch employees.

Kevin Martin lodged a complaint Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of all nonexempt employees working at the retail branch locations of Citizens Financial and its two bank subsidiaries, RBS Citizens NA and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania.

According to Martin, the compensation policies in place at Citizens...
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