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A second look at overtime pay policies and class actions: The CIBC decision will be appealed

August-19-2009

Area Employment and Labour

Summary


A motion for certification of an intended class proceeding brought against the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (“CIBC”) for its alleged failure to pay overtime to its former and current front-line customer service employees was recently dismissed by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.  On July 21, 2009, the representative plaintiff, Dara Fresco, confirmed that she is appealing the lower court’s decision.

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