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Desperate Kentucky miners block another coal train over pay

The miners, about a dozen employees of Quest Energy, a subsidiary of American Resources Corporation, pledged Monday night to hold their position on the track until the company pays their back wages......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 14th, 2020

Kentucky miners block coal train over missed paychecks

Some Kentucky coal miners and their families stood on train tracks Monday to prevent a train loaded with coal from leaving, saying they had worked since Dec. 16 without being paid. The tracks lead from Quest Energy in Pike County......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 14th, 2020

Kentucky Miners Block Another Coal Train Over Missed Pay

“They won’t get their coal until we’re paid,” said one shuttle car operator (PIKEVILLE, Ky.) — Some Kentucky coal.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJan 14th, 2020

Why a group of Kentucky miners blocked a train over back pay

Coal miners have said that about 50 employees are owed for several weeks of work and are blocking the tracks leading from a mine in Pike County......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2020

Why a group of Kentucky miners blocked a train over back pay

Coal miners have said that about 50 employees are owed for several weeks of work and are blocking the tracks leading from a mine in Pike County......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2020

Unpaid Kentucky miners are yet another sign of coal"s decline

Despite rolling back environmental rules, President Trump hasn't stopped a near-record amount of coal-plant closures......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2020

What happens after coal jobs leave an Appalachian town

The closing of the Blackjewel mines has left dozens of miners and their families in Eastern Kentucky trying to figure out their futures......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 31st, 2019

What happens after coal jobs leave an Appalachian town

The closing of the Blackjewel mines has left dozens of miners and their families in Eastern Kentucky trying to figure out their futures......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 31st, 2019

When coal jobs leave an Appalachian town, what happens to the families left behind?

The closing of the Blackjewel mines has left dozens of miners and their families in Eastern Kentucky trying to figure out their futures......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 31st, 2019

When coal jobs leave an Appalachian town, what happens to the families left behind?

The closing of the Blackjewel mines has left dozens of miners and their families in Eastern Kentucky.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 31st, 2019

Priest pays coal miners" bills after company files for bankruptcy

A group of Kentucky coal miners hasn't received pay since their company went bankrupt. Then, a financial savior arrived – a priest who gave more than 100 workers over $20,000......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 17th, 2019

Jury awards $67M to ex-miners who used defective dust masks

Two former coal miners in Kentucky who claimed defective dust masks led to their debilitating black-lung disease were awarded $67.5 million in damages in their civil lawsuit......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 26th, 2018

NewsWatch: Some big coal players may escape BlackRock’s planned divestment

BlackRock has set out plans to rid its portfolio of coal companies. But for diversified miners that dig up an array of products, it’s not obvious which companies will be axed from the fund management giant’s active funds and which will stay......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 20th, 2020

The Tell: Some big coal players may escape BlackRock’s planned divestment

BlackRock has set out plans to rid its portfolio of coal companies. But for diversified miners that dig up an array of products, it’s not obvious which companies will be axed from the fund management giant’s active funds and which will stay......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 20th, 2020

Some big coal players might escape BlackRock"s plan

BlackRock has set out plans to rid its portfolio of coal companies. But for diversified miners that dig up an array of products, it’s not obvious which companies will be axed from the fund management giant’s active funds and which will stay......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 20th, 2020

Why Lost Jobs and Opioids Affected Coal Miners and Autoworkers Differently

Two new studies that looked at opioid-related deaths among workers in two industries hit hard by job losses appear to come to different conclusions about the impact of opioid-related deaths......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 2nd, 2020

Biden Tells Coal Miners "Learn To Code" -- Which Twitter Considers "Abusive Behavior"

Biden Tells Coal Miners 'Learn To Code' -- Which Twitter Considers "Abusive Behavior" .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 31st, 2019

Most dangerous time to work in Amazon warehouse? Right about now

Injury rates for Amazon warehouse workers — already higher than for lumberjacks and coal miners — soar the two weeks before Christmas......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 18th, 2019

Most dangerous time in Amazon warehouses? Right about now

Injury rates for workers — already higher than for lumberjacks and coal miners — soar the two weeks before Christmas.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 17th, 2019

Most dangerous time in Amazon warehouses? Right about now

Injury rates for workers — already higher than for lumberjacks and coal miners — soar the two weeks before Christmas.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 17th, 2019

Watch: Climate Activists Are "Nearly Run Over" Trying To Halt Coal-Laden Freight Train

Watch: Climate Activists Are "Nearly Run Over" Trying.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 17th, 2019