A former Bank of America Corporation assistant manager has filed a proposed class action against the financial heavyweight that alleges it consistently hired men at “considerably higher” rates than women. These alleged hiring preferences have created a substantially disparate salary structure between men and women in each employment category, the lawsuit claims.
The complaint later alleges the plaintiff worked an average of 50 hours per week without being paid proper time-and-a-half overtime wages as a result of being improperly classified as an overtime-exempt employee, despite her job duties.
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