4th Circ. Orders Cert. In Nucor Workers' Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (August 11, 2009, 1:51 PM EDT) -- A group of steelworkers has convinced a federal appeals court to overturn a lower court's denial of class certification in a suit alleging Nucor Corp. created a hostile work environment and discriminated against black workers at a steel manufacturing plant in South Carolina.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Friday ruled that the district court abused its discretion and erred as a matter of law in denying class certification to the workers, vacating the denial order and remanding the case to the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Brown, et al v. Nucor Corporation, et al

Case Number



South Carolina

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


C Weston Houck

Date Filed

August 25, 2004

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