Disabled Ex-Toyota Workers Lodge Bias Suit

Law360, New York (July 15, 2010, 4:06 PM EDT) -- Disabled former workers at New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. — a now-shuttered auto plant established by Toyota Motor Corp. and General Motors Corp. — have launched a class action claiming they were deliberately denied severance pay and transition help.

Nummi and Toyota conspired to keep over 300 disabled workers on leave from returning to the job as the plant's demise neared, a scheme that helped the companies avoid paying them the proper amount of severance, plaintiffs said in a suit filed Wednesday in the U.S. District...
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