Bechtel Wins Dismissal Of California OSHA Suit

Law360, New York (August 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has dismissed a suit brought by a former Bechtel Corp. employee who worked on a military base and alleged that the engineering company violated California’s occupational safety laws, finding that the state claim was inapplicable on a federal enclave.

Judge Marilyn L. Huff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California concluded on Monday that the employee was barred from bringing a state law complaint alleging retaliation or a violation of California’s Occupational Safety and Health Act while working on...
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