Did Wells Fargo violate overtime laws? Elizabeth Warren among 8 senators seeking Labor investigation

September 22, 2016 6:35 PM

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A group of senators on Thursday requested a federal investigation into whether Wells Fargo & Co. violated labor laws after allegations the bank failed to pay overtime to tellers and other employees who worked late nights and weekends to meet aggressive sales quotas.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and seven colleagues wrote to Labor Secretary Tom Perez and David Weil, administrator of the department’s Wage and Hour Division saying, “The emerging portrait of the company’s … behavior suggests potential widespread exploitation of its own workforce in order to faci...

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