OceanFirst Bank FLSA Class Action Lawsuit

Elyssa Horner v. OceanFirst Bank, N.A.
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Docket No.: 19-08711

Counsel: Justin Swidler, Matthew Miller, Carley Doyle

On March 19, 2019, a former OceanFirst Bank Teller filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, asserting that OceanFirst Bank failed to pay her and hundreds of OceanFirst employees overtime wages as required under the Fair Labor Standards Act and New Jersey Wage and Hour Law.  Specifically, the Named Plaintiff alleges that OceanFirst failed to pay her and other employees 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 July 18, 2023, the Court granted final approval to the settlement. The Settlement Administrator, CAC Services Group, will mail checks to eligible individuals in mid-October 2023. Individuals have 180 days from the date of issuance to cash their checks.