Bankers, Tellers Hit Wells Fargo With OT Suit

Law360, New York (December 10, 2012, 5:36 PM EST) -- Wells Fargo NA was hit with a proposed class and collective action Thursday in Pennsylvania federal court alleging the banking and mortgage giant failed to pay its branch bankers and tellers overtime wages in violation of state and federal labor laws.

Named plaintiff Dianne Smith claims Wells Fargo requires its bankers and tellers to conduct preshift security procedures before opening their branches, but fails to provide overtime pay when those activities result in workweeks in excess of 40 hours, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards...
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