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Mine Supervisor’s Reprimand Not Interference, Panel Says (1)

Alcoa World Alumina LLC didn’t interfere or discriminate against a miner when a supervisor allegedly reprimanded the miner for bringing a health and safety officer to the scene of a crisis at an alumina refinery in Texas, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission concluded.

Murray Energy Subsidiaries Drop Suit Over Safety Incentives

A group of Murray Energy Corp. subsidiaries dropped a long-running case that could have redefined a legal standard the labor secretary uses to determine whether financial bonus programs tied to miners’ safety are an unlawful interference in protected activity.

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