United Mine Workers


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Synonyms for United Mine Workers

an industrial union of mine workers in North America

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The Greenback Labor Party, the Knights of Labor, and the United Mine Workers of America, all sanctioned the development of racially segregated constituent bodies.
The United Mine Workers of America represents 105,000 coal industry employees, clean coal technicians, manufacturing workers, health care employees and public service employees.
Having the leader of the United Mine Workers, whose agenda and rush to judgment desires are well known, tour the mine as nothing more than a gawker before evidence is protected interferes with an investigation that should be based on facts and science.
He worked with front-line coal miners to revitalize safety and health efforts within the United Mine Workers of America and has been appointed to numerous federal advisory committees.
Cowen, the former chief attorney for Institutional Labor Advisors, which plotted with coal companies against the United Mine Workers.
These gains are largely due to the efforts of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), nothwithstanding all of its faults during the 40-year autocratic reign of John Lewis and a decade of rule under a corrupt successor.
The draft protests and strikes of miners during the Civil War; the guerrilla warfare of the Molly Maguires in the 1870s; the ongoing organizing drives of the United Mine Workers (UMW) at the turn of the twentieth century; the great Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902; major strikes in 1922 and 1943; and countless local spontaneous job actions: no wonder that the region garnered such a reputation for staunch labor activism and solidarity.
The first newspaper item deals with United Mine Workers President Richard Trumka's pledge to take his union's battle against the Clean Air Act to the grassroots.
When 1,700 United Mine Workers (UMW) struck the Pittston Coal Co.
The United Mine Workers and the Bituminous Coal Operators Association settled peacefully on a 40-month contract.
NYSE:FCL) today announced that its affiliates, Cumberland Coal Resources, LP (Cumberland) and Emerald Coal Resources, LP (Emerald) have signed separate labor agreements with the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), which represents nearly 1,000 hourly employees at the Cumberland and Emerald mines in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Joint Statement by United Steelworkers (USW) and United Mine Workers of America (UMWA)
22, after they protested unsafe working conditions and the suspension of William Estrada, a United Mine Workers of America supporter who refused to sign what he said was an unfair disciplinary letter.
United Mine Workers President Cecil Roberts was among eleven people arrested on March 14 for protesting the environmental record of Massey Energy and its Kentucky-based subsidiary, Martin County Coal.
2) Trotter here judiciously sidesteps a recent heated debate among scholars as to whether racism or interracial harmony characterized the history of the United Mine Workers in the early twentieth century (he mainly provides examples of worker cooperation across racial lines).
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