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Panama Canal Workers' Union Claims U.S. Owes More Than $1 Billion in Severance Pay
The United States left the Panama Canal Zone without paying its employees more than $1 billion in severance pay, social security and other benefits, the workers' union charged in a lawsuit. The suit filed in Miami seeks compensatory and punitive damages for 30,000 Panamanian civilians employed by canal administrators, the U.S. military and other U.S. agencies since the 1970s.
March 23, 2001 at 12:00 AM
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By Catherine Wilson |
Updated on March 23, 2001
The original version of this story was published on Law.Com
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