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Labor Is Demanding an End to Wall Street Stock Buybacks

Source: Jacobin November 20, 2022   Stock buybacks are a major way the rich can hoard their wealth instead of…

Union Plus: Scholarships for Union Families

  Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $5 million to students of working families who…

Union Plus: Get Paid to Shop This Holiday

Planning on shopping for the holidays, union member? Why not get paid for it? Sign up for the Union Plus…

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“Our fight was his fight”; West Virginia’s labor community honors Jim Bowen

Source: MetroNews CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Jim Bowen was a legend, a friend and a mentor to those who knew him. The former president of the West Virginia AFL-CIO stood up for the state’s working class until he neared his final days. “His whole entire life was not about himself. It was about other people,” United […]

Union Plus: Exclusive Offer for Union Members

Eyeing the latest device? How about earning some extra $$$ with your new purchase? For a limited time, union members have that option!   Learn how union members can get $100 in credits when you buy a new smartphone on a qualifying installment plan with an eligible AT&T wireless plan.   Plus, members can bundle […]

New MSHA App Provides Additional Resources to Miners

  The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), the agency tasked with enforcing mandatory safety and health standards for all mines in the US, has recently developed an app for iPhone and Android phones that will help get timely information directly to miners and members of the mining community.  The app allows miners to easily […]

Senate climate bill has West Virginia written all over it

SOURCE: AP DATE: 8/12/2022 AUTHOR: LEAH WILLINGHAM CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The sprawling economic package passed by the U.S. Senate this week has a certain West Virginia flavor. The package, passed with no Republican votes, could be read largely as an effort to help West Virginia look to the future without turning away entirely from […]

Manchin, Capito Announce $2.1 Million to Support Black Lung Clinics in West Virginia

  Washington, DC – Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelly Moore Capito (R-WV) announced their support of $2,196,969 for the Black Lung and Coal Miner Clinics Program in West Virginia.  The funding will be available through the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and will support health services and treatment programs for those […]

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