AutoNation Hit With Unpaid Wages Class Action

By John Kennedy (March 30, 2017, 7:40 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of salespeople hit AutoNation Inc. with a wage and hour suit on Wednesday, telling a California state court that the auto dealer paid them on commission while overworking them and not paying overtime.

Led by Tarek Abu-Hajar, a former AutoNation salesman, the proposed class claims that the retailer didn't provide its sales staff with rest breaks, pay them overtime, or pay all required wages when they left the company. AutoNation is also accused of violating the California Unfair Competition Law.

Abu-Hajar is seeking to represent a class comprising any current or former California residents who sold vehicles for...

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