SAN FRANCISCO – An
employee of a branch of a San Francisco-based bank in Wyoming claims she
was not compensated properly for all hours worked and has filed a class action.
Dolunts Otto filed a complaint on behalf of others similarly situated on
March 16 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of
California against Bank of the West alleging violation of the Fair Labor
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges
that she was hired as a teller in March 2016 and then terminated for
her complaints about regularly working off-the-clock without pay. The
plaintiff holds Bank of the West responsible because the defendant
allegedly failed to pay overtime wages to the plaintiff at the legal
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks injunction
against the defendant, all damages, unpaid overtime wages, liquidated
damages, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just.
She is represented by Christopher Wimmer, Peter Roldan and Jason Fisher
of Emergent LLP in San Francisco.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case number 3:17-cv-01445-JSC