Law 360 – February 20, 2015
Fifth Third Bank customer service managers alleging they were improperly classified as exempt from overtime asked a Pennsylvania federal judge on Wednesday to grant final approval of a settlement in which the bank would pay $3.25 million to resolve the Fair Labor Standards Act collective action.
The case is Amanda Stallard et al. v. Fifth Third Bank et al., case number 2:12cv01092, in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
The plaintiffs are represented by Seth R. Lesser and Fran L. Rudich of Klafter Olsen & Lesser LLP, Gregg I. Shavitz and Susan H. Stern of Shavitz Law Group PA, and Peter Winebrake, Andrew Santillo and Mark Gottesfeld of Winebrake & Santillo LLC.