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How Private Equity Firms Caused The UMWA Strike In Brookwood

February 18, 2022 Source: Patch.com Here's an in-depth look at how ongoing business practices have impacted striking blue-collar workers for…

Scott, Adams Introduce Bill to Protect Future Benefits, Health Care for Miners with Black Lung Disease

  January 20, 2022 WASHINGTON – Today, Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03) and Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Chairwoman Alma…

Congress Must Act Now to Pass the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 21, 2021   Congress Must Act Now to Pass the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis…

Sanders, Warren and Baldwin urge Larry Fink to intervene in strike at coal company partially owned by BlackRock

SOURCE: CNBC January 14, 2022 Sanders, Warren and Baldwin urge Larry Fink to intervene in strike at coal company partially…

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How Private Equity Firms Caused The UMWA Strike In Brookwood

How Private Equity Firms Caused The UMWA Strike In Brookwood. Here’s an in-depth look at how ongoing business practices have impacted striking blue-collar workers for one west Alabama coal producer.  

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How Private Equity Firms Caused The UMWA Strike In Brookwood. Here’s an in-depth look at how ongoing business practices have impacted striking blue-collar workers for one west Alabama coal producer.  

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Scott, Adams Introduce Bill to Protect Future Benefits, Health Care for Miners with Black Lung Disease

The Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03) and Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Chairwoman Alma Adams (NC-12), introduced the Black Lung Benefits Disability Trust Fund Solvency Act of 2022 (H.R. 6462). This legislation would extend the black lung excise tax rate, which expired at the end of last year, to fund future benefits and health care for miners suffering from black lung disease.

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The Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03) and Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Chairwoman Alma Adams (NC-12), introduced the Black Lung Benefits Disability Trust Fund Solvency Act of 2022 (H.R. 6462). This legislation would extend the black lung excise tax rate, which expired at the end of last year, to fund future benefits and health care for miners suffering from black lung disease.

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