Kearny Bank FLSA Class Action Lawsuit

Courtney Hawkins v. Kearny Bank
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Docket No.:2:19-cv-08712-JLL-JAD

Counsel: Justin Swidler, Matthew Miller

On June 7, 2019, a former Kearny Bank Teller filed a federal lawsuit in the United States Courthouse for the District of New Jersey, asserting that Kearny Bank failed to pay her and hundreds of other Kearny Bank tellers wages as required under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Named Plaintiff asserts that Kearny Bank failed to pay her and other employees wages for performing security procedures prior to opening the bank branch each day.

The Parties have reached a settlement, which is on file with the Court. On April 27, 2022, the Court granted final approval to the settlement. The Settlement Administrator, CAC Services Group, will mail checks to eligible individuals in mid-June 2022. Individuals have 180 days from the date of issuance to cash their checks.