Bank Of New York Employees Demand Overtime

Law360, New York (June 28, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Adding another name to the long list of banks being sued for Fair Labor Standards Act violations, Bank of New York was hit Wednesday with a putative class action by a Queens assistant branch manager who says she and other employees were misclassified as exempt and not paid time-and-a-half for working overtime.

In her complaint filed Wednesday in the Brooklyn, N.Y., district court, Jacques Smith contends that the bulk of her work “required little skill and no capital investment” and “did not include managerial responsibilities or...
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