News Conference Advisory - Second Canadian Bank to be named in Major Unpaid Overtime Class Action Lawsuit



    New Representative Plaintiff Comes Forward

    TORONTO, Dec. 7 /CNW/ - Monday Dec. 10th lawyers representing claimants
in the unpaid overtime class action against CIBC, will provide details of the
new class action they are initiating against a second national Canadian bank.

    Background:

    On June 5th, 2007, Douglas Elliott, Partner, Roy Elliott Kim O'Connor LLP
and Louis Sokolov, Partner, Sack Goldblatt Mitchell LLP introduced the lead
plaintiff Dara Fresco and the details of her complaint against CIBC for unpaid
overtime. Fresco represents current and former non-management employees of
CIBC in the largest employment-related class action ever undertaken in Canada.
On November 15th, 2007 plaintiff's lawyers filed evidence in support of
certifying the class action from current and former CIBC employees
representing every province and two territories. This evidence confirms that
Fresco's complaints are common among CIBC employees across the country.
    On Monday, Elliott and Sokolov will introduce the lead plaintiff in the
new unpaid overtime lawsuit, the second against a major Canadian bank.

    
    What:    News conference to announce the bank, the lead plaintiff and the
             class in the second unpaid overtime class action lawsuit against
             a Canadian bank.

    When:    10:00 a.m. Monday December 10th

    Where:   Offices of Roy Elliott Kim O'Connor LLP
             200 Front St West, 23rd floor
             Workers Compensation Building

    Who:     Doug Elliott, Partner, Roy Elliott Kim O'Connor LLP
             Louis Sokolov, Partner, Sack Goldblatt Mitchell LLP
             Bill Selnes, Partner, Kapoor, Selnes & Klimm, Saskatchewan
             Lead Plaintiff in the lawsuit
    




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Allison Stokes, (416) 504-8464, stokes@mediaprofile.com; Rachel Thexton, (604)
609-6153, rachel@mediaprofile.com

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