Exelon Scores In Feud With Electrical Workers

Law360, New York (August 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a boost to Exelon Corp., an appeals court has affirmed a district court’s ruling that the utility acted within the terms of a collective bargaining agreement when it implemented a system to summon unionized electrical workers to respond to power outages.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granting Exelon’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit for failure to state a claim.

The legal battle began when the...
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