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Waters of the United States Ruling Welcomed News

The Supreme Court Ruled That Property Owners Have The Right To Seek Judicial Review Of Jurisdictional Determinations Regarding Waters Of The United States.

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Labor Relations Issues When Operational Changes Occur

If You Want To Avoid Potentially Unwanted Labor Issues When Relocating Plants, You Would Be Well Advised To Consult Labor Counsel.

By Terry L. Potter

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Proposed Rule for Examination of Workplaces

MSHA Has Decided To Require More From These Workplace Examinations. What Does It Mean For Producers?

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No One Accepts Fatalities, Injuries or Illnesses as Cost of Doing Business

Our mines and our miners have never been safer. Injury and illness rates across all sectors of the mining industry are at historic lows. The number of fatalities in 2015 dropped 38 percent from 2014. A miner is in a lot more danger driving to work than he is once he’s at work. Mining is not one of the most dangerous occupations in the country any longer. According to the Department of Labor, the injury and illness rates for retail are higher than mining. Retail! That’s amazing.

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