Santander Bank FLSA Class Action Lawsuit

Sanchez v. Santander Bank
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Docket No.: 17-5775

Counsel: Amy Blanchfield, Stephan Mashel, Justin Swidler

A former Santander Bank Branch Operations Manager filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, asserting that Santander Bank failed to pay her and hundreds of other Santander Bank employees overtime wages as required under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  Specifically, the Named Plaintiff alleges that Santander Bank required her and others to work a significant number of overtime hours off-the-clock.

The employees are suing the bank to recover unpaid overtime compensation, liquidated damages, attorney’s fees, costs, and interest.

If you work or formerly worked for Santander Bank as a Branch Operations Manager, you may be eligible to join the FLSA lawsuit. You can so by visiting the consent form submission website, located at  If you would like more information regarding the lawsuit, please contact one of the employment attorneys listed above who represents the employees in the lawsuit.

If you would like to submit a consent form to join the lawsuit, you may complete the consent form online at the following website:

Swartz Swidler, LLC and Mashel Law, LLC (collectively “Plaintiffs’ Counsel”) represent the Plaintiffs (employees) in this action.  Plaintiffs’ Counsel has taken this case on a contingency fee. They may be entitled to receive attorney’s fees and costs from Santander Bank should there be a recovery or judgment in favor of the Plaintiffs. If there is a recovery, Plaintiffs’ Counsel will receive a part of any settlement obtained or money judgment entered in favor of Plaintiffs and all members of the class or their fees will be paid separately by Santander Bank. If there is no recovery or judgment in Plaintiffs’ favor, Plaintiffs’ Counsel will not seek any attorney’s fees or costs from any of the Plaintiffs.  Additionally, Plaintiffs’ Counsel has agreed to indemnify the employees against any costs Santander Bank contends is due to it.