$65M Lawrence Livermore Wrongful Firing Suit Goes To Jury

Law360, San Francisco (April 30, 2013, 6:36 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory violated employment contracts with 130 longtime workers when it laid them off in 2008 rather than eliminate temporary employees first, a California jury heard Tuesday during closing arguments in a $65 million wrongful termination lawsuit.  

The closing statements capped more than a month of evidence and testimony in the suit against LLNL and its management company, in which five representative plaintiffs and 125 others accuse the nuclear research facility of unfairly terminating them in a 2008...
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