SANTA ANA – A Chino
Hills woman formerly employed as a call center worker in Brea has filed a
class action against a financial institution over allegations of labor
Cindy R. Castillo filed a complaint on behalf of
all others similarly situated on March 31 in the U.S. District Court
for the Central District of California, Southern Division against
Bank of America National Association and Does 1-10 citing the Fair Labor
Standards Act and other counts.
According to the complaint, the
plaintiff alleges that her employment with the defendant ended in
September 2016. The plaintiff holds Bank of America National
Association and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly
failed to provide adequate meal and rest periods, failed to pay overtime
and minimum wages and failed provide accurate wage statements.
requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory damages, interest,
unpaid minimum wages, liquidated damages, statutory penalties,
restitution, overtime wages, all legal fees, and any other relief as
this court deems just. She is represented by James R. Hawkins and
Gregory Mauro of James Hawkins APLC in Irvine.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division Case number 8:17-cv-00580