Coal Workers Say Murray Energy “Coerces” Them to Make GOP Donations

According to accounts from multiple coal miners, employees were forced to attend the event without pay. “Just for the record, if we did not go, we knew what would happen,” said one miner in a letter to a local radio station.

But that was just the tip of the iceberg. An expose from New Republic Senior Editor Alec MacGillis shows that Murray Energy is doing far more than requiring employees to spend uncompensated time at campaign events — the company is actually requiring them to donate to GOP candidates like Romney:

via Coal Workers Say Murray Energy “Coerces” Them to Make GOP Donations.

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