Labor Dept. Approves Aid to Laid-off Nevada Miners
September 1999 by Associated PressThe U.S. Labor Department approved special retraining and job-search assistance for more than 400 mine workers recently laid off at the BHP Copper Mine near Ely.
• Hotline turns up the heat
• Mad Men arrested for living up to their name
• Unicorns, fairies and cellulosic biofuel
• Who wants to be a millionaire?
• Getting scolded during recess happens to adults, too.
• On-the-job training
• Batteries not included
• By the numbers
In the August 2000 issue of the Journal, the story of the "Quartszite Area" was most informative and accurate.
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
• Snake fence upsets environmentalists...
• Job appointments based on credentials, not connections, says the governor...
Mr. Hughes was obviously shaken by our interaction and we are quite confident he assumed we were all missing teeth, long-haired, uneducated, backwoods miners who would immediately become submissive. That didn’t happen...
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