Leroy J. Bates; Clarence R. Bush; David R. Faircloth;lawrence L. Lamb, Jr.; Kenneth D. Phillips; George W.sammons; Brian S. Smith; Daniel L. Timmerman; Kenneth J.ward, Sr.; L. Jerome Hartfield; J.w. Chance; Deborahcorbin; Feliciano J. Coretti; Feliciano Coretti, Iii;arthur D. Dickerson; William T. English; Cecil Faircloth;john R. Grantham; Allen D. Hagood; Michael P. Harley;debbie Henderson; Jim Hightower; Richard T. Huckabee; Lajune Jenkins; Katherine Manning; Kimberly A. Mckinney;william E. Moseley; Donna O'bannon; Ralph N. Parsons; Sueg. Parsons; Denise P. Phillips; Mabel Prawdzik; Shirleyreed; John M. Rich, Jr.; Libby K. Rushing; Debra C.townsend; Alonzo Turner; Stan H. Weaver; Dan E. Arnold;lynn H. Beasley; Mark E. Blackburn; Teresa M. Brady;janet L. Buckel; J.c. Carter, Jr.; Harold M. Davis;melanie Williams-dye; Ronnie A. Gambill; Larry C. Glover;thomas J. Jackson; Michelle Karlstad; Wyman L. Mitchell;edna G. Moore; Kathy E. Murry; Michael A. Readdy; Lindasalyer; Dierdre C. Tice; Larry G. Turner; William T.walton, Jr., Plaintiffs-appellants, v. Bechtel Savannah River, Incorporated; Westinghouse Savannahriver Company, Defendants-appellees,andhazel O'leary, Secretary, United States Department Ofenergy, Defendant, 56 F.3d 60 (4th Cir. 1995)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 56 F.3d 60 (4th Cir. 1995) Argued May 2, 1995. Decided May 31, 1995

ARGUED: Samuel Warren Cruse, Augusta, GA, for appellants. Robert Olin Sands, Sr., Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, Atlanta, GA, for appellees. ON BRIEF: C. Garner Sanford, Jr., Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, Atlanta, GA, for appellees.

Before RUSSELL, WIDENER, and HALL, Circuit Judges.


Leroy J. Bates et al. appeal an order of the district court dismissing their action against their employer, Bechtel Savannah River, Inc.; Westinghouse Savannah River Company, Inc.; and Hazel O'Leary, Secretary of the Department of Energy. We have reviewed the briefs and considered the arguments of counsel, and we affirm the judgment of the district court for the reasons stated by that court in its memorandum opinion. Bates v. Bechtel Savannah River, Inc., No. 1:92-305-6 (D.S.C. Mar. 29, 1994).