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Appalachian Voices announces first collective bargaining agreement with Appalachian Voices Workers Union

“We’re proud to implement a union contract that reflects our shared values,” said Appalachian Voices Executive Director Tom Cormons.


The Significance of the Battle of Blair Mountain, 100 Years Later

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Labor and regional advocates commemorate a pivotal milestone in coal union history.


Striking Alabama Miners Are Done Playing Nice

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Hundreds of UMWA miners remain on the picket line at the Warrior Met Coal mine.


Bankrupt Westmoreland Coal granted permission to sever worker agreements

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A federal bankruptcy judge ruled that Westmoreland Coal Company can back out of its collective bargaining agreements with current workers and retirees as soon as Feb. 28, putting pensions and health benefits for thousands of people at risk.


West Virginia Teacher Strike Leads to Salary Increase

West Virginia school employees gained a 5 percent raise for the coming school year, ending a statewide walkout that lasted nine school days.


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