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Stanton, KY

#1 Dec 6, 2012
So how many and who all got layed off and what are we going to do
FYI

Hazard, KY

#2 Dec 7, 2012
I've not heard anything about CRCC...Today WYMT states TECO laid off 156 men at Perry County Coal

Posted: Fri 12:13 PM, Dec 07, 2012A A
Updated: Fri 1:42 PM, Dec 07, 2012 Back to Home PagePerry County Coal Corporation lays off 156

HAZARD, Ky (WYMT-TV )-- A local coal company in the mountains is laying off today.

Perry County Coal Corporation, owned by TECO Coal, laid off more than 150 workers today and released a statement attributing the layoffs to a weakening coal market. Below is the statement released by the company.

“Due to depressed market conditions, Perry County Coal Corporation is reducing staff levels at its operations in Hazard, Kentucky to match expected sales for the coming year.

On Friday, December 7, 2012, the company reduced its workforce by 156 positions, or 29 percent of the workforce at that location.

These reductions were due to the weakening in the coal market, caused by low natural gas prices and the poor economy.

This was a difficult decision, and we hope these reductions are temporary. If the market recovers, we hope to reinstate these employees in the future. Perry County Coal's three underground mines will continue to operate with reduced staffing.”
hear say

Whitesburg, KY

#3 Dec 7, 2012
well iv heard it was 39 hourly people and 6 salary but idk if any of this is true
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Sheridan, AR

#4 Dec 8, 2012
It is true. All strip though, so far not any of the underground. I'm sure we probably wont be far behind...

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