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Vohland v. Sweet
Citation:433 N.E.2d 860 (Ind. App. 1982).
In 1956, Sweet began working for Charles Vohland as an hourly employee at his landscaping nursery. After joining the military in 1958, Sweet returned to his employment in 1960. In 1963, Charles Vohland retired and defendant Vohland took over the business operating it as “Vohland’s Nursery.” At that time, Sweet’s status also changed and he began receiving 20% of the profits as a “commission” and was told by Vohland that he would have an interest in the business. During the duration of Sweet’s time with the Nursery, Vohland handled all the finances, books, and took out loans for the business. Sweet, on the other hand, managed the physical aspects of the business operations.
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