Auto Dealers Want Supreme Court To Review OT Exemptions

By Aebra Coe (November 9, 2015, 12:49 PM EST) -- The nation's car and truck dealerships deserve legal clarity after a circuit split was cleaved by a Ninth Circuit finding that workers, known as "service advisers," who talk to dealers' customers about vehicle repairs are not overtime exempt, according to a National Automobile Dealers Association filing with the U.S. Supreme Court.

In a Nov. 4 amici brief supporting Encino Motorcars LLC's cert petition, the national dealers association, along with dealership associations in nine states, urged the Supreme Court to take up the question of whether the approximately 50,000 service advisers in the U.S. are eligible for overtime pay under the Fair...

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