Latino car wash workers sue Santa Monica employers
Latino car wash workers at three Santa Monica facilities are suing their employers for allegedly refusing to give workers breaks and overtime pay.
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund filed the lawsuit Monday on behalf of employees at Santa Monica Car Wash and Detailing, Lincoln Millennium Car Wash and Bumble Bee Car Wash.
Employees claim they were often forced to work off the clock without overtime pay resulting in thousands of hours of free labor at each car wash. They also allege the owners required them to buy their own materials.
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