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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/29/2008

CIBC fights back on overtime

Toronto — The first bank to be slapped with a class-action lawsuit on overtime pay is fighting back with 50 affidavits from employees, managers and executives. The affidavits state employees are not routinely expected to work overtime and, when they do, they are compensated with pay or time in lieu, said a bank spokesperson. The $600-million lawsuit was launched by a teller who said she regularly worked 2.5 to five hours of overtime a week but was told not to report it. Other overtime suits have been filed against Scotiabank and Canadian National Railway.