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Knoxville Based Kopper Glo Coal Mine Laying Off 100 miners

Coal News - Published on Wed, 11 Dec 2019

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WATE reported that around 100 coal miners of Knoxville coal company Kopper Glo are now concerned if they’ll still have a job after the holidays. A Kentucky State representative says the company has idled it’s mines until after Christmas. The company allegedly told around 100 non-salaried employees they may be rehired after the holidays.

Previously miners from Kentucky and Virginia protested after the company they worked for BlackJewel, went bankrupt and the checks given to employees bounced. Many of those workers were eventually hired by Kopper Glo in Knoxville.
WATE reported that around 100 coal miners of Knoxville coal company Kopper Glo are now concerned if they’ll still have a job after the holidays. A Kentucky State representative says the company has idled it’s mines until after Christmas. The company allegedly told around 100 non-salaried employees they may be rehired after the holidays.

Previously miners from Kentucky and Virginia protested after the company they worked for BlackJewel, went bankrupt and the checks given to employees bounced. Many of those workers were eventually hired by Kopper Glo in Knoxville.

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Wed, 11 Dec 2019
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