Westinghouse Faces Worker Suits Over Nuke Plant Shutdown

Law360, New York (August 11, 2017, 6:02 PM EDT) -- Westinghouse Electric Co. LLC, the contractor behind a canceled project to build two new nuclear reactors in South Carolina, and two of its units were hit with class complaints by former employees who said they lost their jobs without notice.

Kent Gladden filed a complaint against Westinghouse, which slid into bankruptcy following severe cost overruns for the $14 billion project at the Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Generating Station in Jenkinsville, South Carolina, while Andrew Fleetwood sued Westinghouse subsidiaries WECTEC LLC and Stone & Webster. Both said they...
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