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The union and the coal industry

by Morton S. Baratz

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United Mine Workers of America.,
    • Coal trade -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Morton S. Baratz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6515.M615 B37 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 170 p. :
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3504716M
      ISBN 100313236984
      LC Control Number82025141
      OCLC/WorldCa9154698

      The Herrin massacre took place on June 21–22, in Herrin, Illinois, in a coal mining area during a nationwide strike by the United Mineworkers of America (UMWA). Although the owner of the mine originally agreed with the union to observe the strike, when the price of coal went up, he hired non-union workers to produce and ship out coal, as he had high debt in start-up on: Herrin, Illinois, U.S. The third-largest coal company in the United States has declared bankruptcy, leaving the future of its more than 1, workers uncertain. The announcement is also the latest indicator that the faltering coal industry is spinning further into decline despite the efforts of President Donald Trump to save it. Wyoming-based Cloud.

      Dix, the leading authority on work relations in the Appalachian coal region, has written an important book about mechanization in the mining industry. He emphasizes the workers' response to new machines at the point of production and explains the tension that developed between some of these workers and their national union.   At the peak of the coal industry in the ’s, about , miners were union members. As the coal industry declined, so did union membership, and now the town’s local miners’ union.

        Watch FRONTLINE & NPR's documentary on the rise of severe black lung disease among coal miners, and how the industry and government failed to protect them. An existential crisis. T he largely forgotten story of Pennsylvania’s coal towns has gained attention lately from local officials as the coal industry faces existential challenges from weak demand, environmental regulations and a growing societal consciousness about the threat of climate change.. A natural gas drilling boom in the last decade, led by the revolutionary technique of.


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