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Memorial service held for workplace deaths in West Virginia

Source: WSAZ3 April 29, 2019 MARION COUNTY, W. Va. (WDTV) — April 28th is International Workers Memorial day, and the West Virginia A.F.L.C.I.O. held it’s annual Workers Memorial Day event to honor those in West Virginia who lost their lives on the job in 2018. Dozens gathered at the Farmington number nine mine disaster memorial, where […]

Movie Discounts – Union Plus

Source: Union Plus   Movie Discounts — at the Theater or in Your Living Room   Whether you want a night in on the sofa or a blockbuster for date night — we’ve got you covered.   Make it a Night Out Read reviews, watch trailers choose your movie and showtimes, order your eTickets and then […]

Senator Mark R. Warner: Fighting for Virginia’s Coal Miners

Source: April 26, 2019 Dear Friend, Throughout my time in the Senate, I’ve made fighting to protect the safety net for Virginia’s retired coal miners one of my top priorities. Unfortunately, some Virginia miners and their families are at risk of losing their benefits if Congress doesn’t act. Working with West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, […]

UMWA’s President Roberts to speak in Grundy on 30th anniversary of Pittston strike

Source: Dickson Star April 10, 2019 “Solidarity: The 30th Anniversary of the Pittston Coal Strike” will be the topic of Buchanan County Public Library’s Local History Wednesday Workshop, April 17, 2019 at 2 p.m. Cecil Roberts, the current president of the United Mine Workers of America, will look back on the Pittston Coal Strike that […]

United Mine Workers of America gather in Central City to show support against pension crisis

Source: 14News April 13, 2019 CENTRAL CITY, KY (WFIE) – The United Mine Workers of America gathered in Central City on Saturday to show their support against the ongoing pension crisis. Both retired and current coal miners sat side-by-side as they heard members running for office tell them they wanted to help. In just a […]

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