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MSHA Reminds Mining Industry About Miners’ Rights

Arlington, VA (CompNewsNetwork) - Bulletins pertaining to the rights of miners who make hazardous condition complaints and request inspections, as well as miners' protections against discrimination. MSHA decided to distribute these guidelines based on testimony delivered in May during a House...

Kentucky Supreme Court to Kentucky Legislature: “Eat our Coal Dust”

Vision Mining, Inc. v. Gardner , 2010-SC-000311-WC (Ky. 2011): KRS 342.316 subjects coal workers’ pneumoconiosis claimants to a more stringent statutory treatment than all other pneumoconiosis claimants and thus violates the equal protection guarantees of the Federal and Kentucky Constitutions...