Nuclear Power Plant Workers Dealt Setback

Law360 (May 31, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court panel has affirmed a lower court ruling against a group of nuclear power plant workers who requested pay for the time it takes to suit up and go through security procedures.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled Wednesday that the Indian Point nuclear power plant employees in Buchanan, N.Y. were not entitled to wages for the 10-30 minutes a day they spent passing through multiple layers of security, including radiation detectors, X-ray machines and explosive material detectors, and putting...
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