Court rethinks liability in N.W.T. mine bombingStriking worker, who planted bomb that killed nine miners, was beyond control of security, unionBy Jeffrey R. Smith06/18/2008|Canadian Employment Law Today The Northwest Territories Court of Appeal has overturned an earlier ruling that the negligence of a security firm, union and the territorial government contributed to the deaths of nine miners killed by a bomb during a bitter strike. On Sept. 18, 1992, Roger Warren, a miner on strike at the Giant Mine gold mine, snuck into the mine and planted a bomb that killed six replacement and three contract miners in the explosion. Warren was convicted of nine counts of second-degree murder and the territory’s Worker’s Compensation Board filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the miner’s families. Earlier ruling found proper steps for safety hadn’t been taken To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.