Support Fairness at Patriot: UMWA Rally & March Sept. 11 in Charleston
On Tuesday, September 11 to United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) will be holding a rally and march in Charleston in protest of the recent bankruptcy filing by the Patriot Coal Company and the impact it will have on UMWA workers and retirees.
"Patriot was a company created to fail," the latest
UMW Journal says. It relates that Peabody Energy put its unionized
mines into Patriot in 2007, making Patriot liable for pensions and
medical insurance for multitudes of retired West Virginia miners. A
federal filing said Patriot accepted $617 million in retiree medical
Please attend Tuesday's rally and march to show your support for Fairness at Patriot.
12:30 PM - Rally at Haddad River Front Park,
Read more here.
Call Out Capito & McKinley for Supporting More Tax Cuts for Millionaires
Join Citizen Action and others for actions this
Wednesday, September 12 at 11:30 AM in Morgantown and Charleston.
(More details below.)
Action at Congressman McKinley’s Morgantown office, 709 Beechurst Ave., Suite 14B (Seneca Center), Morgantown. Meet in the parking lot at 11:30 AM, then we'll go up to the office as a group to deliver the check.