Category: Labor

Chevron subsidiaries in California, Texas to pay $ 1.5 million in overtime back wages, damages to 750 field workers after US Labor Department investigation Oil and gas industry enforcement initiative has recovered $ 41.5M since 2012 SAN FRANCISCO – Oil and gas industry workers often work long hours to provide essential products for the nation’s…

In the week ending September 3, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 259,000, a decrease of 4,000 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 263,000. The 4-week moving average was 261,250, a decrease of 1,750 from the previous week’s unrevised average of 263,000. Release Date:  09/08/2016 Release Number:  16-1817-NAT Override with PDF?: …

MSHA issues call to safety to nation’s coal miners ARLINGTON, Va. – Since October 2015, eight fatalities and more than 1,100 nonfatal accidents have occurred in the nation’s coal mines, resulting in restricted duty, missed days at work, and permanent disabilities for the miners who worked there.  While injury rates have been fairly consistent during…

CORRECTION: US Mine Safety and Health Administration announces results of special impact inspections in July 2016 Who: U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration What: The Mine Safety and Health Administration announced today that federal inspectors issued 161 citations during special impact inspections conducted at 11 coal mines and six metal and nonmetal mines in July.…