Ex-Lyondell Workers Seek OK To Sue Over Bonuses

Law360, New York (August 18, 2010, 5:51 PM EDT) -- Former employees of Lyondell Chemical Co. have asked a bankruptcy court to allow them to launch a breach of contract suit over allegedly unpaid bonuses.

About 300 former Lyondell employees who took voluntary buyouts as the company nosedived have not been paid promised bonuses, plaintiff Gilbert Cruz argues in a putative class action against Lyondell in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Cruz on Monday filed a motion asking the court to either affirm that the plaintiffs have the right to...
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