LoJack To Pay $8.1M To Settle Calif. Wage Class Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (October 18, 2012, 9:50 PM EDT) -- LoJack Corp. has agreed to pay $8.1 million to resolve class action allegations that it failed to pay its California technicians for time spent commuting between work sites and the cost of repairing company trucks during their shifts, the stolen vehicle recovery company said Wednesday.

LoJack did not admit wrongdoing, liability or violation of any law under the terms of Wednesday's settlement, which marked the beginning of the end to long-running California wage-and-hour claims the company estimated could have cost it up to $30 million. The...
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