CHARLESTON – A federal court has ordered a West Virginia-based natural gas pipeline construction management company to pay $3.7 million for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act.
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CHARLESTON – Don Blankenship has lashed out at the Charleston Gazette-Mail, calling the writer of a recent editorial an idiot.
CHARLESTON – The U.S. Secretary of Labor has filed suit against the owner of a convenience store chain and a medical plan over allegations they breached their fiduciary duty.
CHARLESTON – Recently released numbers from Workforce West Virginia and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics indicated that West Virginia’s economy is showing encouraging job growth.
CLARKSBURG – Lone Star Western Beef Inc. has responded to a lawsuit against it by the Department of Labor that alleges an employee was fired for calling 911 to help a co-worker who was injured in an accident at the plant.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins (R- W.Va.) is among three Congressmen who have taken the lead on a bipartisan bill aimed at providing expanded retaining opportunities for coal miners who have become dislocated.
CLARKSBURG – The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against Lone Star Western Beef Inc. after it claims the plant fired an employee for calling 911 when another employee was injured on the job.
BLUEFIELD — The U.S. secretary of labor is suing a Bluefield contractor and a real estate company, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay proper overtime.
LEXINGTON — Robert Paulson, general council at the West Virginia Department of Administration, has been selected to participate in the Council of State Governments’ (CSG) Henry Toll Fellowship Program.
We've got seven more months of this nonsense: rogue federal agencies overreaching, usurping legislative powers, and trying to pull fast ones by reinterpreting existing rules or adding unauthorized new verbiage to them.
CHARLESTON – Before he reported to federal prison in California, former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship penned a letter to thank those who had written on his behalf before his sentencing. Blankenship was sentenced last month to one year in prison and ordered to pay a $250,000 fine for conspiring to willfully violate mine safety standards at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Raleigh County. An explosion at the mine in 2010 killed 29 miners.
By KYLA ASBURY CHARLESTON – A federal judge has ruled that Joe Holland Chevrolet will not have to provide insurance coverage for some contraceptives to its employees. District Judge Thomas E.
CHARLESTON – A federal judge has ruled that Joe Holland Chevrolet will not have to provide insurance coverage for some contraceptives to its employees.
CHARLESTON – Two women are suing Kanawha Valley Enrichment Center for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act.
CHARLESTON – Seven Jackson Kelly attorneys recently were named among Who’s Who in Energy 2014 in the Pittsburgh Business Times and the Denver Business Times.
WASHINGTON - A West Virginia-based metal recycler has agreed to implement “extensive, company-wide safeguards” to prevent future accidental releases of hazardous chemicals from its facilities.