Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Mine Act
Program Area: 
Health & Safety
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
29 C.F.R. Part 2700 Subpart D
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Compensation Proceedings (29 C.F.R. Part 2700 Subpart D; Mine Act Sec. 111 (30 U.S.C. § 821) A compensation proceeding is a case that may be filed with the Commission by miners entitled to compensation who are idled by a closure order issued by MSHA. Within 30 days, the operator must file an answer responding to the statements in the complaint filed by the miners. The 30-day period starts to run from the date of service of the complaint.
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Employment - Relief from Adverse Action
Monetary Award
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified