DCH Auto, Mechanics Settle Wage-And-Hour Action For $4M

Law360, Los Angeles (May 18, 2017, 7:01 PM EDT) -- More than 400 mechanics across 19 California car dealerships will receive part of a $3.6 million settlement finalized in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday over alleged wage-and-hour violations by DCH Auto Group and its parent company Lithia Motors Inc., bringing total recovery to $4 million.

The settlement resolves several coordinated actions that were filed against DCH and Lithia over failing to pay all earned wages, failure to pay minimum wage, and failing to provide meal and rest breaks. Class members include current and former auto...
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