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West Virginia miners sue governor Jim Justice

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West Virginia miners have filed a federal class action law suit against Governor Jim Justice. The miners are suing the Governor over bounced checks and it contends that Bluestone violated the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia in Beckley. 

The lawsuit also names the Governor's children, Jay and Jill Justice, who are directors of the business. The other person named is Jim Miller, the secretary and treasurer for Bluestone. Governor Justice became President and Chief Executive of Bluestone in 1993. 

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