Wells Fargo Accused Of Stiffing At-Home Workers On OT

Law360 (May 20, 2019, 3:43 PM EDT) -- Wells Fargo Bank violated state and federal wage laws with pay policies for its work-from-home mortgage consultants that failed to account for all their overtime, according to a proposed class action lawsuit filed in Pennsylvania federal court Friday.

In the complaint, former Allegheny County mortgage consultant Sandra Bruno said Wells Fargo workers like her — who would sell mortgage products and help customers through their mortgage applications — were covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act's overtime requirements.

But Wells Fargo did not instruct mortgage consultants to properly track their hours for overtime purposes, deducted...

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