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Willard Dingus - Moss 3 Takeover

Local Union 1259 member, Willard Dingus, looks back at the takeover of the Moss 3 Preparation Plant during the UMWA…

Cecil Roberts: Shutting down coal will not solve climate change (Opinion)

Source: The Charleston Gazette-Mail In a speech at the National Press Club on Sept. 4, I made the statement that…

William McCoy - Pittston Coal Strike 1989

Local Union 1259 member, William McCoy, talks about the benefit UMWA Strike Fund during the Pittston Coal Strike in 1989.

Miners’ union president Cecil Roberts talks climate change, pensions, and more in D.C.

Source: People's World September 5, 2019 WASHINGTON—Never let it be said that Cecil Roberts met a written speech he really…

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