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Electric battery maker, coal union announce WVa labor pact

SOURCE: Washington Post DATE: May 24, 2021 BY: John Raby CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The energy startup SPARKZ said Tuesday it…

Next-Gen Battery Maker Sparkz, United Mine Workers of America Announce Labor-Management Agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 24, 2022   NEXT-GEN BATTERY MAKER SPARKZ, UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA ANNOUNCE LABOR-MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT…

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Electric battery maker, coal union announce WVa labor pact

SOURCE: Washington Post DATE: May 24, 2021 BY: John Raby CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The energy startup SPARKZ said Tuesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the nation’s largest coal miners’ union on a labor-management agreement for its planned electric battery factory in West Virginia. The company and the United Mine Workers of America […]

Next-Gen Battery Maker Sparkz, United Mine Workers of America Announce Labor-Management Agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 24, 2022   NEXT-GEN BATTERY MAKER SPARKZ, UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA ANNOUNCE LABOR-MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT   The “memorandum of understanding” is the first step toward establishing one of the largest climate-tech workforce partnerships in US history   CHARLESTON, W.Va.–SPARKZ, the next-generation battery manufacturer re-engineering the battery supply chain, and the […]

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UMWA APPRECIATES SEN. MANCHIN’S WORK ON BLACK LUNG BENEFITS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 13, 2022 UMWA APPRECIATES SEN. MANCHIN’S WORK ON BLACK LUNG BENEFITS [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “It has been a constant struggle to preserve funding for the benefits that flow from the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund to […]

Yearlong strike cost Warrior Met Coal nearly $10 million in first quarter

SOURCE: AL.com DATE: May 9, 2022 AUTHOR: William Thornton | wthornton@al.com Warrior Met Coal reported a net income of $146.2 million in the first quarter, powered by a surge in price and demand for metallurgical coal. At the same time, the company reported almost $10 million in costs associated to the ongoing strike with the […]

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