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Chase Bank Overtime Pay Rates Are Too Low, Tellers’ Suit Says

Sept. 30, 2022, 4:33 PM

Chase Bank fails to include performance-based bonuses when it calculates tellers’ and other customer service employees’ pay rates for overtime purposes, a new lawsuit alleges in federal court in New York.

Two Ohio bank tellers accuse JPMorgan Chase & Co. and subsidiary JPMorgan Chase Bank NA of stiffing them on some overtime thanks to the bank’s “unlawful policy” of leaving out non-discretionary bonuses from regular rate of pay calculations, according to the complaint filed Thursday in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Chase teller Barbara Vernon and former teller Jodi Radabaugh say the role involves ...