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Dealers claim victory after U.S. Supreme Court vacates service adviser overtime ruling

UPDATED: 6/20/16 3:52 pm ET - new story

Auto dealers claimed victory today after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a lower court's decision that dealership service advisers are eligible for overtime pay under U.S. labor law. In a 6-2 vote, the high court today vacated a 2015 ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that service advisers are eligible for overtime pay.

Michigan governor vetoes aftermarket parts bill

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed a bill Thursday that would limit access to aftermarket-repair parts, saying the law would increase costs to consumers and hurt the state's aftermarket industry.

Service techs train at Subaru-U

Subaru has teamed up with several dozen technical schools and colleges to improve training of automotive technicians and steer some of the graduates

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