Chrysler Suspends Workers Accused of Drinking

Local TV crew films men at nearby park
By Sarah Whitmire,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 19, 2011 5:02 PM CDT

"Work hard, party harder." Some workers at a Chrysler engine plant in Michigan might use this phrase to describe their ethic, but unfortunately, a local TV crew from WJBK-TV says it filmed only the latter. Chrysler suspended nine employees without pay after they were seen allegedly smoking pot and drinking beer during their lunch breaks at a nearby park. The story comes 10 months after similar lunchtime behavior got caught on film at a different plant in Detroit, notes AP. Two workers ended up getting fired over that footage. (Read more Chrysler stories.)

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