Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977
Program Area: 
Labor Relations/Whistleblower
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
29 C.F.R. Part 2700 Subpart E;
Filed By: 
Federal Agency
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Temporary Reinstatement Proceedings: Proceedings relating to a miner’s allegation that he/she has suffered adverse employment action as a result of engaging in an activity protected under the Mine Act, such as making a safety complaint. If the Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (DOL/MSHA) finds that a discrimination complaint was not frivolously brought, DOL/MSHA may file an application for temporary reinstatement of the miner to his/her former position.
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Approval of Request/Application (General)
Employment - Relief from Adverse Action
Reinstatement/Restoration of Existing Right or Privilege
Relief Available in Actions Filed by Any Party: 
Verified by Agency: