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'Our paychecks bounced': US workers in limbo as coalmines suddenly close

Source: The Guardian July 23, 2019   Blackjewel files for chapter 11 in a move critics say is increasingly used…

United Mine Workers of America employees and supporters celebrate new District 31 building

Source: 12 WBOY AIRMONT W. Va. - United Mine Workers of America employees and supporters came together to celebrate the opening…

Bankruptcy as Bailout - Coal Company Insolvency and the Erosion of Federal Law

Source: Stanford Law Review Almost half of all the coal produced in the United States is mined by companies that…

UMWA reopen agreement on Murray Energy wages

Source: WV MetroNews May 20, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The United Mine Workers of America is reopening the collective bargaining agreement…

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