A hearing was held today by the U.S. House Education and Workforce Committee, Subcommittee on Workforce Protections titled “Protecting America’s Workers: An Enforcement Update from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).” The Honorable Joseph A. Main, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health, U.S. Department of Labor, testified before the Subcommittee on a variety of topics including MSHA funding, recent compliance initiatives and current health and safety data and trends. IMA-NA staff is currently reviewing the statements and testimony and will advise the membership of any concerns.
To review testimony from the Hearing, click the links below:
Joseph Main: http://edworkforce.house.gov/uploadedfiles/assistant_secretary_main_testimony.pdf
Chairman Walberg: http://edworkforce.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=398745
To view a recording of the Hearing, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogbLSDXJZfk