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Carwash owner to pay nearly $4M in labor violations

March 6, 2014
NEW YORK — John Lage, described as a “carwash kingpin,” will pay $3.9 million in a settlement for labor violations, according to the New York Daily News.

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English carwash operator fails to pay worker minimum wage

March 3, 2014
CARMARTHEN, England — Wash operator was one of five business owners who neglected to pay minimum wage, and was publicly addressed by Business Secretary Vince Cable, according to the Carmarthen Journal.

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Mitch Wade, of Oasis Carwash Systems, dies in fatal accident

February 25, 2014
GALENA, Kan. — Mitch “Cobb” Wade, 53, died on Feb. 22 from a fatal accident while working on his farm, according to a statement on the Oasis Car Wash Systems website.
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Walkout and controversy at Off Broadway Car Wash

February 21, 2014
QUEENS, N.Y. — Workers at Off Broadway Car Wash have walked out on their boss over contract negotiations three times in the last three months, according to the New York Daily News.

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AAA says it’s a good time for a carwash

February 20, 2014
LEVITTOWN, Penn. — Salt starts to do damage to cars when the temperatures are above freezing, according to the Bucks County Courier Times.

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Why Sacramento is limiting at-home carwashing

February 18, 2014
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — An answer to the timely question of why Sacramento is limiting water usage on at-home carwashes, according to the Sacramento Bee.

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Snowstorms have impact on carwashes

February 6, 2014
WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. — Carwashes differ on if the cold and snowfall are helping business this year, according to the Bedford Daily Voice.

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Updated: WCA weighs in on California carwash surety bond increase

February 4, 2014
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New bond requirements in California change surety bond amount from $15,000 to $150,000, according to a press release.
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Local officials in Ashland want carwashes shutdown to conserve water

February 2, 2014
ASHLAND, Ky. — Some local officials want carwashes closed to conserve water, but do not have legal rights to make that happen, according to the Independent Online.

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Carwash workers walkout over contract negotiations

February 1, 2014
QUEENS, N.Y. — Unionized workers walked out on Thursday because of owner’s unwillingness to discuss contract, according to the New York Daily News.

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