Toyota, Nummi Pay $6M To Settle Disabled Workers' Suit

Law360, New York (August 18, 2011, 7:57 PM EDT) -- Toyota Motor Corp. and New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. agreed Thursday to pay $6 million to settle a discrimination class action brought in California federal court by disabled autoworkers who claimed they were denied severance pay after an auto plant closed.

Nummi — the entity formed by Toyota and General Motors Corp. to run the plant — agreed to contribute $3.8 million and Toyota, $2.2 million, as part of the settlement.

The deal resolves allegations that the companies schemed to deny severance pay and transition help...
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Case Title

Cookson v. New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. et al


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3:10-cv-02931

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

American with Disabilities - Employment

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Charles R. Breyer

Date Filed

July 2, 2010

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