Chase Faces OT Action From Calif. Bank Workers

Law360, New York (March 4, 2011, 2:31 PM EST) -- Former JPMorgan Chase Bank NA employees in California hit the bank with a putative class action Wednesday alleging it systematically denies its tellers, bankers and other retail branch workers overtime pay.

The complaint, lodged in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, claims that Chase requires its nonexempt retail bank employees across the country to work during unpaid break periods after their shifts but does not allow them to record all hours worked.

Chase even erases the nonexempt workers’ recorded hours to reduce...
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Case Information

Case Title

Evan Hightower et al v. Washington Mutual Bank et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Philip S. Gutierrez

Date Filed

March 1, 2011

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