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Picketing Alabama Miners Stopped by Rare Non-Federal Court Order

Source: bloomberglaw.com Date: November 26, 2021 Author: Ian Kullgren "As an Alabama coal miners’ strike neared the eight-month mark, a…

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders: Equity firms ‘made off like bandits’ while striking Alabama coal miners struggle

Source: AL.com Date: November 23, 2021 Author: William Thornton   "Three U.S. senators are asking for answers from two private…

Protesters rally in Newport Beach to show solidarity with striking mine workers

Source: LAtimes Date: November 18, 2021 Author: Andrew Turner "About two dozen people demonstrated outside the BlackRock corporate office building…

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Picketing Alabama Miners Stopped by Rare Non-Federal Court Order

Source: bloomberglaw.com Date: November 26, 2021 Author: Ian Kullgren “As an Alabama coal miners’ strike neared the eight-month mark, a Tuscaloosa County judge took an unusual step: prohibiting union workers from picketing outside properties owned by their employer. The order was a rare incursion by a local court into a private-sector strike—an activity protected under […]

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders: Equity firms ‘made off like bandits’ while striking Alabama coal miners struggle

Source: AL.com Date: November 23, 2021 Author: William Thornton   “Three U.S. senators are asking for answers from two private equity firms that they say helped create the conditions that led to the ongoing Warrior Met Coal strike in Alabama. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, (D-Mass.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt), and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) sent a letter to […]

Protesters rally in Newport Beach to show solidarity with striking mine workers

Source: LAtimes Date: November 18, 2021 Author: Andrew Turner “About two dozen people demonstrated outside the BlackRock corporate office building in Newport Beach Thursday morning to support mine workers who have gone on strike in Alabama. In April, about 1,100 employees of Warrior Met Coal walked off the job to fight for issues such as […]

Preservation work at the Ludlow Massacre site revealed hidden symbols. They’ll never be seen again.

Source: cpr.org Date: November 18, 2021 Author: Shanna Lewis “The Ludlow Massacre more than a century ago was one of the most violent events in U.S. labor history and a wake-up call for the nation about brutal and often deadly coal mine work. Recent preservation efforts at the site about an hour south of Pueblo […]

Impact still felt 53 years after Farmington No. 9 mine explosion

Source: Times West Virginian  November 14, 2021 MANNINGTON — West Virginians are especially watchful of coal miners and their families. Marion County residents are protective of the history of one tragic event that happened right here in our backyard. On Nov. 20, 1968, the Farmington No. 9 mine exploded, killing 78 of the miners trapped […]

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