SAN FRANCISCO – A Tesla employee alleges he and other owner and sales advisers were misclassified as exempt from overtime.
Brian Wilson filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on June 29 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Tesla Inc. alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and California Labor Codes.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he and other advisers worked more than 40 hours per workweek. He alleges that he did not receive at least a minimum wage for all hours worked or paid a rate of time-and-one-half for overtime work.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendant, restitution and disgorgement, interest, statutory damages, general damages, liquidated damages, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Alisa A. Martin of Amartin Law in San Diego and by Sandra Brenna and Lindsay C. David of Brennan & David Law Group in Carlsbad.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California case number 3:17-cv-03763-JSC