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