Dana Opposes Bid To Open “Hellweek” Documents

Law360, New York (January 22, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Bankrupt auto parts maker Dana Corp. filed a motion Monday to keep financial documents out of the hands of nonunion retirees who say they need the information to evaluate the company's bid to eliminate retiree health and welfare benefits.

The official committee of nonunion retirees had requested “Hellweek” 2005 and 2006 documents, which were created at the plant level by controllers and managers. The information, which Dana has deemed for-professional-eyes-only, contains bottom-up budgets, projections and analysis of potential business prospects. The term "Hellweek" was likely coined...
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