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Murray American Confirms Wage Reopener Agreement With UMWA

Coal News - Published on Tue, 18 Jun 2019

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Murray American Energy Inc has confirmed that the Bituminous Coal Operators’ Association Inc has reached agreement with the United Mine Workers of America on the wage reopener in the 2016 Labor Agreement. The parties have negotiated and agreed to a wage increase at the five Murray American Mines, where the hourly employees are represented by the UMWA, with a USD 0.50 per hour increase beginning August 15th 2019 and an additional USD 0.50 per hour increase effective January 1st 2021.

Additionally, the parties agreed, effective January 1, 2021, to restore the birthday holiday that UMWA members gave up when the current agreement was ratified in 2016.

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Posted By : Sanju Moirangthem on Tue, 18 Jun 2019
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