Coal Industry Likes the Coal Employee Numbers

A report shows coal jobs in Kentucky are down since President Trump took office. The number of people working went from 6,550 at the beginning of 2017 to 6,381 in mid-2018.”Coal in Kentucky is doing great,” said Tyler White, the President of the Kentucky Coal Association.White said there are other numbers to consider.”From 2015-2016, we were down 3,000 jobs in the Kentucky coal industry but 2016-2017 we were up,” said White. White believes the reason for job growth during that time is the 2016 election.

Source: MG News

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