NLRB Orders Massey Energy To Hire Union Workers

Law360, New York (November 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board has ordered coal mine operator Massey Energy Co. to hire dozens of union workers who were refused employment after the company took over a West Virginia site from a bankrupt rival.

NLRB administrative law Judge Paul Bogas ruled on Monday that Massey subsidiary Mammoth Coal Co. had discriminated against the miners on the basis of their affiliation with the United Mine Workers of America union.

The judge ruled that Mammoth violated federal employment laws by refusing to hire the unionized employees...
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