Miner Over-Exposed to Ammonia Gas Wins Discrimination Claim
Created: Monday, 19 October 2015 13:17
Published: Monday, 19 October 2015 13:17
By Ellen Smith
A miner who complained about feeling ill on the job due to an unknown over-exposure to ammonia gas, and was written up for two alleged workplace infractions on the very same day of his health findings, was granted a favorable judgment in a discrimination claim where MSHA had claimed that his rights under the Mine Act had not been violated.
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Small Operator Wins Legal Fees in MSHA Case
Created: Wednesday, 16 September 2015 17:54
Published: Wednesday, 16 September 2015 17:54
A small, six-employee gravel operation in Bozeman, Mont., was awarded $65, 217 in legal fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act, after a judge ruled that the Secretary was not substantially justified in bringing a case against the company where it was accused of impeding an MSHA inspection.
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