Cars break down every day. For this reason, roadside assistance technicians are in high demand usually working more than 40 hours in a single work week.
There are several roadside service companies located throughout the U.S., however one of the largest companies is AAA Roadside Assistance. If you or someone you know works as a roadside service technician for AAA Roadside Assistance and has been denied overtime pay benefits, you do have legal rights and a lawsuit may be able to filed to collect back all unpaid wages, as well as compensation for other damages.
AAA Roadside Assistance consists of more than 1,100 offices in the U.S. and Canada. It offers personal service through its network of more than 40,000 full-time employees. It was founded in 1902 by nine motor clubs with fewer than 1,500 members. It now has 54 million members in the United States and Canada.
They provide services to all types of vehicles: cars, motorcycles, RV’s, and trailers. The three memberships offered by the company range from basic to plus to premier coverage.
The services provided by its roadside technicians include battery boost, battery replacement, emergency repair check acceptance, extrication & winching, fuel delivery service, minor mechanical first aid, one-day free car rental, tire service, towing, and vehicle lock-out services.
According to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), roadside assistance technicians are entitled to receive overtime pay if they work more than 40 hours in a single work week. In general, “hours worked” includes all time an employee must be on duty, or on the employer’s premises or at any other prescribed place of work, from the beginning of the first principal activity of the work day to the end of the last principal work activity of the workday.
Our experienced and expert overtime pay attorneys are actively pursuing unpaid overtime lawsuits on behalf of roadside assistance workers being denied or have failed to receive overtime wages from their employer. If you or someone you know works at AAA Roadside Assistance and you believe you have a claim, call our office today at (855) 754-2795 for a Free, No Obligation Case Review. If we accept your case, we will not charge any legal fees or costs unless we are successful in winning you a settlement. Call now to discuss your case and learn your legal rights!