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Heaven Hill workers plan to strike over contract negotiations in Bardstown

Source: WDRB.com September 15, 2021     BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- Nearly 400 workers at Heaven Hill's Bardstown location plan…

Annual Labor Day picnic highlights Mountain State’s history

Source: 13News Reported by: Erin Noon     RACINE, WV (WOWK) — West Virginia labor leaders reflected on the state’s…

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Heaven Hill workers plan to strike over contract negotiations in Bardstown

Source: WDRB.com September 15, 2021     BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) — Nearly 400 workers at Heaven Hill’s Bardstown location plan to strike over contract negotiations. Since the summer, the union for the workers, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 23-D, have been negotiating with Heaven Hill Brands.     The current five-year contract ends Friday […]

Annual Labor Day picnic highlights Mountain State’s history

Source: 13News Reported by: Erin Noon     RACINE, WV (WOWK) — West Virginia labor leaders reflected on the state’s union history at the annual Labor Day celebration in Boone County. This picnic celebrates the achievements of labor unions and workers. This year, they also highlighted the Battle of Blair Mountain’s centennial and how it […]

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A Century Ago, Miners Fought in a Bloody Uprising. Few Know About It Today

Source: The New York Times September 7, 2021 BLAIR, W.Va. — On the shoulder of a lonely stretch of highway miles into the hills, a sign stands in the weeds. “Battle of Blair Mt.,” it says, informing the tumbledown cinder block building across the road that here, 100 years ago, was the largest armed labor […]

Deadly 1921 Coal Miner Revolt in West Virginia Remembered

Source: Associated Press September 7, 2021 Fed up with the deadly work and poor wages and living conditions, thousands of coal miners marched to unionize in West Virginia a century ago, resulting in a deadly clash and the largest U.S. armed uprising since the Civil War. On Friday, some of their descendants joined others in […]

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