Locals 1769 and 2176 to hold informational picket


Press Release

June 27, 2013

CONTACT: David Kameras, 571-354-8339
Bob Guilfoyle , 303-807-6546

UMWA to hold informational picket on Deer Creek mine
SANDY, UT–Members of United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Local Unions  1769 and 2176, employees of PacifiCorp Energy subsidiary Energy West  Mining’s Deer Creek mine and Hunter Station coal preparation plant near  Huntington, UT., will conduct an informational picket Friday, June 28,  2013, 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. in front of the home of PacifiCorp Energy  President and CEO Michael Dunn to bring public attention to Dunn’s role  in management’s proposals to cut safety provisions, cut health care for
retired and active workers and eliminate pensions for some employees.

PacifiCorp, a subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway/MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co., reported profits of $1.3 billion last year. The union seeks to inform the public about the  company’s massive profits and generous executive compensation, made  possible by the tough, dirty, dangerous work that miners do deep  underground to provide the coal that generates much of Utah’s electrical

WHAT: Deer Creek mine informational picket

WHEN: Friday, June 28, 2013 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Micheal Dunn Residence (contact Kameras or Guilfoyle for address) Sandy, Utah
WHO: Members of UMWA Local Unions 1769 and 2176

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