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Remembering Robena: mine disaster still hangs heavy 57 years later

Source: Herald Standard Date: December 10, 2019 Unlike the 29 degree temperature at the Robena Mine’s Frosty Run Shaft on Dec. 6, 1962, when an underground explosion took the lives of 37 coal miners, those who gathered at the Robena miners’ memorial for the 57th anniversary memorial ceremony basked in relatively warm temperatures. According to […]

Manchin warns he’ll slow-walk government funding bill until he gets deal on miners legislation

Source: The Hill December 11, 2019 Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) warned on Tuesday that he will block leadership from speeding up any bills, including legislation to fund the government, until he gets a deal on legislation to shore up funding for miners’ pension and health care. “Anything and everything,” Manchin said, responding to a question on if he […]

Union Plus: Union-Made Holiday Gift Ideas

Source: Union Plus   Union-Made Holiday Gift Ideas It’s not too late to find that perfect holiday gift that carries a union label and is made in America. There is a wide range of gift possibilities, from clothes to games to sports equipment and more, made by union members.   Apparel and Accessories Brooks Brothers […]

Union Plus #GivingTuesday

Source: Union Plus   #GivingTuesday — Kick Off the Season of Giving!   Thanksgiving, Cyber Monday…#GivingTuesday! Kick off the holiday season by taking a break from traditional holiday shopping to give the gift of kindness. #GivingTuesday is the Tuesday following Thanksgiving — this year it’s December 3rd. It’s a day to take a pause from holiday […]

Wilberg Mine Disaster Remembered at 35th Year Memorial Services

Source: ETV News At the monument on the junction of Highway 29 and the haul road, National Miners’ Union Presidents and officials paid tribute to the 26 men and one woman who lost their lives in the worst coal mine fire disaster in Utah history on Dec. 19, 1984. Mike Dalpiaz, International Vice President of […]

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