Chrysler Owes Unemployment After Buyouts: Ind. Court

Law360, New York (January 19, 2012, 8:24 PM EST) -- Indiana's highest court on Thursday rejected Chrysler Group LLC's appeal of a state labor board's ruling that the automaker must pay out unemployment benefits to workers who accepted a voluntary buyout program offered by Chrysler as the company struggled to survive.

Indiana Supreme Court Justice Randall T. Shepard affirmed the Indiana Department of Workforce Development review board's determination that under state law Chrysler must pay out unemployment benefits to those employees who accepted a buyout offer in order to lessen the effects of the company's drastic...
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