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Black Lung Benefits – ‘Operator’ – Definition Change – Subsequent Rehire (access required)

Frontier-Kemper Constructors, Inc. v. Director, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (VLW No. 017-2-206, 13 pp.) (Diaz, J.) 16-1849; Nov. 30, 2017; on petition for review from the Benefits Review Board; 4th Cir. Holding: When the claimant first worked for petitioner’s predecessor, the predecessor did not fall within the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act’s definition of ...