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Labor Commissioner Returns $363,625 in Unpaid Wages to Six Car Wash Workers in Los Angeles

Mar 01, 2017 - PR Newswire

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su today announced that six car wash workers were paid $363,625 in wages owed to them by two car wash operators in the Los Angeles area. The workers were shorted on minimum wages and overtime, and were denied rest and meal breaks as required by law.

The Labor Commissioner's Office determined that the workers, who had been employed an average of six years, worked 10 to 12 hours each day and were paid only $3.50 to $5.40 per hour, well below the state's...