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Interference Violations: the Automatic First Down of MSHA Enforcement
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2017

Mine operators have become all too familiar with MSHA investigations of miners’ discrimination complaints under Section 105(c) of the Mine Act. Such


Rules to Live By - February Case Summaries
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2017

Beginning in February 2010, the Mine Safety and Health Administration rolled out its Rules to Live By Program. This program recognized certain


Rules to Live By - January Case Summaries
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2017

Beginning in February 2010, the Mine Safety and Health Administration rolled out its Rules to Live By Program. This program recognized certain


New Year’s Resolutions for Your Mining Operation: Practical Resolutions for 2017
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2017

Now that the hustle and bustle of the holidays is behind us, mine operators across the country are looking for practical and cost-efficient ways to


Mining's patchwork quilt of drug-free laws
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2009

It's the rare coal company that has not encountered illicit drug use among its employees


Rules to Live By - December Case Summaries
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2016

Beginning in February 2010, the Mine Safety and Health Administration rolled out its Rules to Live By Program. This program recognized certain


Rules to Live By - November Case Summaries
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2016

Beginning in February 2010, the Mine Safety and Health Administration rolled out its Rules to Live By Program. This program recognized certain


Miners’ discrimination complaints: what’s an operator to do?
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

Mine operators across the United States are facing an unprecedented number of miners' discrimination complaints filed under Section 105(c) of the


Navigating the 2015 work place examination
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2015

In Section 2 of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (“Mine Act”), Congress declared that mine operators, with the assistance of the miners


A Practical Look at the Impact of MSHA’s Proposed Rule on Workplace Examinations in MetalNonmetal Mining Operations
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2016

Less than a year ago, in response to a rise in metalnonmetal fatal accidents, Joe Main, the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health