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Sierra Club admits to spending $27 million to kill coal jobs

Tell me again that the Sierra Club is just a small, grassroots bunch of concerned citizens … who just happen to have a $27 million budget to blow on litigation. A published report found the Sierra Club spent $27 million … Continue reading

06. December 2013 by Jason Hayes
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“My name is Shad Montgomery”

We recently received this letter from an ACC member company representative who asked that we consider reprinting it. This letter was written and presented by a Mr. Shad Montgomery at the EPA’s Chicago Listening Session. Mr. Montgomery is the Safety … Continue reading

02. December 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Congressional thoughts on the value of coal

Great video from the Count on Coal Facebook page. This video has clips of Congressman Andy Barr, Congressman Steve Daines & others speaking about the value of coal to this country and its workers. Be sure to share this around!

02. May 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Coal = jobs in Tuscaloosa County

With unemployment still hovering around 9%, this article speaks for itself. A major industrial development whose economic impact could rival Mercedes-Benz could get under way next year in Tuscaloosa County. The development revolves around a new underground coal mine in … Continue reading

12. December 2011 by Jason Hayes
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Sierra Club anti-coal campaign has cost >1 million jobs

A recently released study has revealed that, if Sierra Club claims are accurate, then their anti-coal campaign has cost as many as 1.24 million jobs across the country. The Sierra Club’s effort to transition away from coal-fired power in the … Continue reading

06. October 2011 by Jason Hayes
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“I’m just quitting”

More and more I hear and read about people in American industry describing the never ending stream of litigation, legislation, regulation, negative media, NIMBYism, and vitriol that is directed toward them and their businesses. At a recent public meeting in Birmingham, … Continue reading

27. July 2011 by Jason Hayes
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Top 10 Bosses Biggest Frustrations

We have invited award-winning speaker and media veteran, Colleen Kettenhofen to share highlights from her book, “Secrets Your Boss Isn’t Telling You.” American Coal Council members are welcome to sign on to the ACC website and enjoy Colleen’s insights from … Continue reading

27. May 2011 by Jason Hayes
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Rewrite job descriptions to attract Gen Y applicants

In our Spring 2007 edition of American Coal magazine we described the challenges that the industry is facing as the average age of employees is inching upwared toward retirement age (see page 35). One of the key issues that needed to be addressed was how to bring on or attract new talent from colleges and other industries.

This Connectitnews.com blog entry is indicating that one way to better attract the attention of the Generation Y crowd is to rework descriptions so they provide more information on how employment with your company will address personal advancement, professional development, and work-life balance issues.

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