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The miners: one union, one industry

Robert Page Arnot

The miners: one union, one industry

a history of the National Union of Mineworkers 1939-46.

by Robert Page Arnot

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Published by George Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Union of Mineworkers -- History.,
  • Coal miners -- Labor unions -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Labor unions -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Government ownership -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographic references and index.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 212p. ;
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19492118M

    The Miners Federation of Great Britain (MFGB) formed in and subsequently became the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in and is still a functioning organisation today. The closure of Kellingley Colliery in , the last major deep mine in the UK, brought to an end deep coal mining on an industrial scale in the UK.   It is a love story and it is a book of historical fiction that closely follows the growth of the union s at the coal mines in southwestern West Virginia. The events culminate in with the Battle of Blair Mountain when the United States Army fou unemployed pro-union miners with airplanes, bombs and poison gas/5().

      One of the widows of the 34 striking mine workers who were gunned down, Nonkululeko Ngxande who stayed with her husband at the Nkaneng informal settlement where the majority of miners . COVID is still very much a threat to our health, jobs, industry and entire country. UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts is calling on Congress to pass a clean extension of the COVID Unemployment Compensation Program before the summer recess at the end of July.

    The book covers a mostly forgotten event in when twenty-three people, most of them strikebreakers, were murdered by union miners after a mine attempted to . One demand made by the miners was that LKAB immediately withdraw from the organization. The strike also protested the miners’ own trade union. The workers wanted the right to negoti-ate locally, rather than through Grängesberg, in central Sweden, where the offices of the miners’ union were located.


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Get this from a library. The miners, one union, one industry: a history of the National Union of Mineworkers, [Robert Page Arnot]. South Wales Miners, Glowyr de Cymru: A History of the South Wales Miners' Federation (–).

Cardiff: Cymric Federation Press, The Miners: One Union, One Industry: A History of the National Union of Mineworkers, London: Allen and Unwin, External links. Works by or about Robert Page Arnot at Internet Archive.

The gunfight in downtown Matewan onhad all the elements of a high-noon showdown: on one side, one industry book heroes, a pro-union sheriff and mayor; on the other, the dastardly henchmen of the Author: Lorraine Boissoneault. Smith lead the miners through winding hallways and up a flight of stairs before huddling outside the office of John Shott, the Republican chair of the House Judiciary Committee, one of two.

The Ludlow Massacre was a massacre perpetrated by anti-striker militia during the Colorado Coalfield Colorado National Guard and Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards attacked a tent colony of 1, striking coal miners and their families in Ludlow, Colorado, on Apwith the National Guard using machine guns to fire into the : Recognition of the United Mine Workers of.

The Union and the Coal Industry (Yale University Press, ) Blatz, Perry. Democratic Miners: Work and Labor Relations in the Anthracite Coal Industry, Albany: SUNY Press, Coal Mines Administration, U.S, Department Of The Interior.

A Medical Survey of the Bituminous-Coal Industry. U.S. Government Printing Office. online. Based in part on the book, They had tremendous demand for new miners because the industry was expanding so much.

State police jailed one union miner. One is that black lung disease, or pneumoconiosis, is undergoing a deadly resurgence in central Appalachia.

The main culprit appears to be a decadeslong shift in the way that coal is mined. The president of United Mine Workers of America said Wednesday that the coal industry is not "back," despite President Donald Trump's claims.

Ina group of miners joined Trump at a White House ceremony for one of his first acts as president — signing into law a bill to roll back environmental regulations for coal mines. The coal miners belong to one of about 1, pension plans that cover a large group of workers in a single industry or trade.

These so-called multiemployer plans cover more than 10. The Battle of Blair Mountain was the largest labor uprising in United States history and the largest armed uprising since the American Civil War.

The conflict occurred in Logan County, West Virginia, as part of the Coal Wars, a series of earlyth-century labor disputes in to people were killed, and many more arrested. The United Mine Workers saw major declines in membership. The Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, labor riot of was the second of two major labor-management confrontations in the Coeur d'Alene mining district of northern Idaho in the s.

Like the first incident seven years earlier, the confrontation was an attempt by union miners, led by the Western Federation of Miners to unionize non-union mines, and have them pay the higher union wage scale.

The union tops support for management victimisation of militants, including Thornett, opened the door to later Tory sorties on workers. Wherever the left ran branches of the union, the right-wing of the union used every dirty trick in the book, and many not in the book, to undermine the militants.

Miners' Rights and Responsibilities A Guide to Miners' Rights and Responsibilities Under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of To report a hazardous condition at a mine to MSHA, call: or use the online filing option (For more information, see this page.).

But the Solidarity trade union also warned the government then that without state aid, the industry would collapse. Of more t reported COVID cases in Poland, about 6, are miners. Confrontation between riot police and miners at the Orgreave coke works in South Yorkshire, June ‘An orgy of police violence was followed by a failed attempt to prosecute 95 miners.

Or put another way, the fact that the miners got crushed when gold didn’t is an unusual event and one that could be a useful moment for investors who want gold stocks in their portfolio. The UMWA is the largest union in North America representing coal miners and is one of the largest in the world.

Mineral industry of Europe - Wikipedia. The mining and quarrying industry which extracts these minerals is very important to industrial, social and technological process in the European Union. Because in coal mines across the country were engaged in a national miner’s strike—one in which the President Jimmy Carter was definitely on.

Nine of the Chilean miners who were trapped underground for more than two months in have sued their lawyers for failing to secure an adequate share of. The Coal Strike That Defined Theodore Roosevelt’s Presidency To put an end to the standoff, the future progressive champion sought the help of a titan of business: J.P.

Morgan. The union also asked MSHA to issue an emergency temporary standard, even going so far as to file suit in a Washington D.C. circuit court asking a judge to force the agency to act.

The judge.