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Pittsburgh Labor Attorney Tapped for Federal Mine Safety Panel

June 22, 2022, 9:02 PM

A Pittsburgh-based labor attorney will be nominated for a seat on the panel that hears appeals of mine safety citations, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission.

The White House Wednesday announced its intention to nominate Moshe Marvit to the five-member commission. If confirmed by the Senate, Marvit would likely replace Commissioner Arthur Traynor, whose term expires in August.

Two other Biden administration commission nominees—Mary Lu Jordan and Timothy Baker—have been awaiting Senate confirmation votes since February when the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee approved their nominations.

Marvit has worked for the commission for the ...