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Nuke Plant Workers Defeat Scana's Bid To Toss Class Action

Law360 (June 1, 2018, 8:54 PM EDT) -- Scana Corp. can't escape from a suit alleging it shares the blame for abruptly shutting down a Westinghouse Electric nuclear reactor project without giving sufficient notice to workers, a South Carolina federal court has ruled.

U.S. District Judge J. Michelle Childs said Wednesday that a proposed class of workers on the reactor led by Harry Pennington III had plausibly alleged that Scana had become their de facto employer by the time the project fell apart last summer.

"Therefore, Scana defendants are not entitled to dismissal of...
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