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A new MSHA initiative will help educate coal miners with pneumoconiosis about their rights to work in healthier parts of the mine, without fear of retaliation.
With the permanent extension of the coal excise tax, President Biden has made a significant investment in the security of the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund for years to come.
Today, the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1972 Black Lung Benefits Act Amendment.