Studded tire season is coming to a close in multiple areas of the U.S., with six states ending their studded tire seasons today. Motorists in Washington, Oregon, Montana, Missouri, Maryland and Utah must have their studded tires swapped out no later than March 31, 2016. Those who do not have their studded tires removed could face hefty fines.
Three former Les Schwab employees have filed a lawsuit against the tire dealership, claiming discrimination and unlawful retaliation. The plaintiffs are seeking $15 million in punitive damages and $750,000 in compensatory damages. According to court documents the defendants, which include HR, area, and store managers, “acted in malice or showed reckless and outrageous indifference” by