JPMorgan Belted With Overtime Class Action

Law360, New York (March 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A former employee has launched a putative class action complaint against JPMorgan Chase & Co. that alleges widespread wage-and-hour violations of California labor laws.

The amended complaint, lodged Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleges JPMorgan’s “systemic illegal employment practices” deprive its nonexempt California workers their full commission and overtime wages, and give rise to a host of other wage-and-hour violations.

Nicole Villejas, a former “funder” at the bank, alleges JPMorgan routinely denied her nondiscretionary commissions earned in the course...
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