LOS ANGELES – An auto salesman alleges he was not paid for all hours worked.
Tarek Abu-Hajar filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on March 17 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Autonation Inc. and Does 1 through 50 alleging violation of state labor codes.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he suffered damages from not being paid minimum wages. The plaintiff holds Autonation Inc., and Does 1 through 50 responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to provide meal and rest breaks to the plaintiff as well as pay overtime wages.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks unpaid minimum wages, liquidated damages, unpaid overtime wages, statutory penalties, restitution, disgorgement, enjoin the defendant, interest, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Joshua H. Haffner and Graham G. Lambert of Haffner Law PC in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-02142-PSG-KS