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An Update on the Clash of Civil Penalty Cases v. MSHA Section 110(c) Investigations
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

In the February 2016 edition of the Mine Line, we discussed the problems created for mine operator agents as a result of the unending clash between


You Have the Right to Remain Concerned
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2016

Section 103 of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Mine Act) provides the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) with an abundance


MSHA workplace examinations a front burner issue for metal and nonmetal mines
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

In late 2014, the Mine Safety and Health Administration published its regulatory agenda for 2015. MSHA will consider how operators perform workplace


Secretary of Labor Challenges Commission Authority to Review Adequacy of Settlements
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2016

Section 110(k) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (“Mine Act”) provides that settlements of proposed penalties must be approved by the


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


2016 MSHA Regulatory Initiatives
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

The Mine Safety and Health Administration has recently set forth new regulatory initiatives that all mine operators should be aware of as we head


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


Protecting Your Mining Operation from 105(c) Discrimination Complaints
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2016

Congress enacted the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act in 1977 in order to establish a comprehensive and pervasive regulatory scheme governing mine


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


Rules to Live By - Case Summaries
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2016

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