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Unions stick up for the whole working class

Source: Kentucky State AFL-CIO August 7, 2019 We’re used to union-haters lying about us. One of their standby falsehoods is…

The Pittston Strike - April 5, 1989

UMWA member, Harless Mullens, from Local Union 2274, speaks about his first day on strike against the Pittston Coal Company…

Union Plus: Hotel Discounts

The Best Hotel Prices - The Easiest Booking Experience   Great Hotels, Easy Booking Whether you're planning a "staycation" or…

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Unions stick up for the whole working class

Source: Kentucky State AFL-CIO August 7, 2019 We’re used to union-haters lying about us. One of their standby falsehoods is the bogus claim that all unions care about is ourselves. Tuesday‘s rally in support of the protesting Harlan County miners is more proof—as if it were needed—that organized labor sticks up for more than our […]

The Pittston Strike – April 5, 1989

UMWA member, Harless Mullens, from Local Union 2274, speaks about his first day on strike against the Pittston Coal Company in 1989.

A former coal tycoon donated over $1 million to coal miners whose employer declared bankruptcy

“We would like to commend the Richard and Leslie Gilliam Foundation for their philanthropic support for these miners who deserve to get paid for the work they have done. However, we hope this act of kindness does not conceal the bigger problem that this country faces when it comes to bankruptcy laws. Why are miner’s, […]

Union Plus: Hotel Discounts

The Best Hotel Prices – The Easiest Booking Experience   Great Hotels, Easy Booking Whether you’re planning a “staycation” or a once in a lifetime “bucket list” trip, your Union Plus Hotel Discount has you covered.   Hotels You Know — Savings Union Members Deserve Union members save up to 65% on your favorite global hotels, including […]

One Day Longer – The Pittston Strike 30th Anniversary

ONE DAY LONGER – THE PITTSTON STRIKE​ On April 5, 1989, the United Mine Workers of America was forced to strike by the Pittston Coal Company, which wanted to take away health care of its retirees. This year, we celebrated the 30 year anniversary of the Pittston Strike at the annual Fish Fry in Castlewood, […]

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