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Media Alert: ASA to Host Webinar on U.S. DOL Overtime Rule

Webinar to Explain Implications for Mechanical and Collision Shops

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 3, 2016 – Mark your calendar: On June 15, the Automotive Service Association (ASA) will hold a webinar on the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Overtime Rule. The rule updates the regulations governing which executive, administrative and professional employees are entitled to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage and overtime pay protections.

Webinar presenters include:

  • Brian Farrington – Farrington is a shareholder and section head of Cowles & Thompson’s Employment Law Practice Group in Dallas. He will discuss the new U.S. DOL regulation and field questions during the webinar.
  • Darrell Amberson, AAM* – Amberson is president of operations at LaMettry’s Collision in Minneapolis, Minn., and past chairman of ASA. He will discuss the impact of the new regulation on collision repair shops.
  • Ed Cushman, AAM – Cushman is president of C&H Foreign Auto Repair in Spokane, Wash., and general director on ASA’s board of directors. Cushman will discuss the impact of the new regulation on mechanical repair shops.

The webinar will be from 1-2 p.m. EST and will include time for questions. For more information, please RSVP to Holly Miller in ASA’s Washington, D.C., office at

The Automotive Service Association is the largest not-for-profit trade association of its kind dedicated to and governed by independent automotive service and collision professionals. ASA serves an international membership base that includes numerous affiliate, state and chapter groups from both the mechanical and collision repair segments of the automotive service industry.

ASA advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive repair industry through education, representation and member services. To take advantage of the many benefits of membership in ASA, please visit or call (817) 514-2900.

For additional information about ASA, including past media releases, go to, or visit ASA’s legislative website at


*Accredited Automotive Manager

Contact: ASA Washington, D.C. Office
(202) 543-1440

For Release: Immediate
News Bulletin 16.24

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