Kanawha judge blocks WV right-to-work

Kanawha judge blocks WV right-to-work Phil Kabler , Staff Writer A Kanawha circuit judge Wednesday evening issued a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of West Virginia’s new right-to-work law. In issuing the injunction, Judge Jennifer Bailey said that until legal questions about the law can be resolved, enforcement of it could cause irreparable harm to unions…

Fed Regulators Accuse Murray Energy Of Trying To Silence Whistleblowers, Creating ‘Atmosphere Of Intimidation’ At 5 West Virginia Coal Mines

BY COLE STANGLER @COLESTANGLER ON 11/04/15 AT 7:35 AM   Prompted by confidential worker complaints at five mines, federal regulators have cited Murray Energy for hazards that range from combustible coal dust accumulation to improper ventilation and roof control.PHOTO: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GETTY IMAGES A few hours before their afternoon shift at the Marshall County Mine last…

Gender Discrimination Case v. WVSOM

Posted: Monday, May 25, 2015 3:00 am By Wendy Holdren Register-Herald Reporter Attorneys representing a former West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine student in a gender discrimination lawsuit responded to the defendants’ motions to dismiss, calling the motions “inadequate” and “premature.” The plaintiff, N.R., claims the WVSOM and five officials at the school grossly mishandled…