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Union Plus: Union Made Backyard BBQ

Source: Union Plus June 16, 2021 Fire up the grill for summer! We’ve got a line up of the best…

Black Lung Benefits

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), introduced a bill aimed towards helping the families of miners who have passed of black lung…

Alabama’s Coal Miners Are Striking for Their Lives

Source: The Nation June 11, 2021 Alabama is a beautiful place filled with contradictions and complexities, but there are a…

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Labor Groups to Host West Virginia Gubernatorial Debate between Major Party Candidates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 29, 2016 Working Families’ Issues to be Focus of Event [CHARLESTON, WV.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) and the West Virginia State Building and Construction Trades Council announced today that they have invited gubernatorial candidates Jim Justice and Bill Cole to participate in a debate in Charleston at the […]

Senators Secure Committee Vote on Miners Protection Act

As the shortened summer session of Congress was winding down, supporters of the Miners Protection Act. – S.1714 – in the United States Senate used several legislative procedures to secure a September vote for the bill in the Senate Finance Committee. The bill’s two lead sponsors, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Sen. Shelley Moore Capito […]

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