A number of lawsuits against banking giant Bank Of America have been consolidated, paving the way for hundred of employees to move forward with their claims that the bank forced employees to unlawfully work unpaid overtime, among other claims.
The suit, filed in Kansas City, combines other lawsuits which have alleged that Bank Of America forced employees to work over 40 hours a week without proper overtime compensation. As well, employees were forced to work without meal breaks or rest periods, in violation of both state and federal statutes against it.
This suit could have potentially huge ramifications for the banking giant and its employees. We will continue to update this case as it progresses.