April

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6,000 miners rally in fight for pensions

"We are going to stand up, fight back and go to jail for our members - and that is something Peabody can't buy."

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Sharp drop in mine deaths and injuries

Deaths and injuries in the nation's mines, including its coal mines, fell in 2012 to some of their lowest recorded levels.

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Today in labor history: Miners at Pittston strike

On this day in 1989, the United Mine Workers began their historic strike against Pittston Coal.

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Sixteen arrested in W.Va. after 11,000 march on Patriot Coal

The actions, organized by UMWA, were in support of the union's campaign to save health care for retired miners and win better wages, benefits and working conditions for miners on the job.