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No ‘Lost Wages’ Claim for Plant Furlough (access required)

A claimant who was furloughed from work for a pre-defined and limited duration that applied to all manufacturing employees, whether or not they were work-restricted, is not entitled to lost wages, in the absence of evidence showing a causal relationship between his restricted capacity and the wage loss; the Court of Appeals reverses the commission’s ...