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Providing for the Welfare of Coal Miners

Providing for the Welfare of Coal Miners

hearings before the United States Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, Special Subcommittee on Mine Safety, Eighty-Second Congress, second session, on Jan. 24, 28-30, 1952.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal mines and mining -- Safety measures -- United States.

  • About the Edition

    Considers (82) S. 1310.

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 443 p.
    Number of Pages443
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22311862M

    A company store is a retail store selling a limited range of food, clothing and daily necessities to employees of a company. It is typical of a company town in a remote area where virtually everyone is employed by one firm, such as a coal a company town, the housing is owned by the company but there may be independent stores there or nearby. The percentage of miners who did not speak English in West Virginia fell from approximately 10 percent in to percent in U.S. Coal Commission, “Bituminous Workers,” p. and U.S. Immigration Commission, Immigrants in Mining, vol. 2, pp. ,

      A coalition of miners, their families, and labor activists encamped beside a train loaded with a million dollars’ worth of coal, pledging not to move until the miners .   Miners argue that the federal government accepted the responsibility starting in , when President Harry Truman signed an executive order creating a welfare and retirement fund for miners after.

      Excerpt from The Coal Miner's Handbook: A Handy Reference Book for Coal Miners, Pit Bosses, Fire Bosses, Foremen, Superintendents, Managers, Engineers, and All Persons Interested in the Subject of Coal Mining This Handbook is intended for all who are interested in coal mining and for all who are employed in and about the coal : International Correspondence Schools. Jan 3, - Explore Cindy Jones's board "Coal Miners" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Coal miners, Coal mining, Coal pins.


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This is an outstanding, invaluable history of the coal mining industry in Western Pennsylvania. The book provides an exhaustive,meticulously researched and documented history of struggles by coal miners to survive and unionize against the brutality and greed of coal operators, particularly the Berwind-White Coal Mining by: Federal mine health and safety inspection amendments of hearings before a Special Subcommittee of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, first session, on H.R.a bill amending Public Seventy-seventh Congress, providing for the welfare of coal miners and for other purposes.

The Derbyshire Miners' Holiday Camp at Skegness, on the east coast of England, was opened in Mayto provide an annual holiday for Derbyshire coal miners and their families.

It was seen as a pioneering venture and was part of a broad range of welfare benefits provided by a national Miners' Welfare Scheme established in the s. Get this from a library. Coal mine safety: hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Eighty-second Congress, second session, on H.R.a bill amending Public Seventy-seventh Congress, providing for the welfare of coal miners, and for other purposes.

Hearings held at Washington, D.C. Get this from a library. Mine safety: hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Eighty-first Congress, first. Soft Coal, Hard Choices: The Economic Welfare of Bituminous Coal Miners, ; Grossman, Jonathan.

"The Coal Strike of – Turning Point in U.S. Policy" Monthly Labor Review October online; Harvey, Katherine. The Best Dressed Miners: Life and Labor in the Maryland Coal Region, Cornell University Press, Miners' institutes, sometimes known as Workingmen's institute, Mine Workers' institute, or Miners' Welfare Hall are large institutional buildings that were typically built during the height of the industrial period as a meeting and educational venue.

More commonly found in Providing for the Welfare of Coal Miners book, miners' institutes were owned by miner groups who gave a proportion of their wage into a.

toxicsubstances. For example, coal miners have the right to a chest x-ray and physical examination for black lung disease (pneumoconiosis) and potential transfer to a less dusty position if the diagnosis is positive.

• Withdraw from the mine for not having the required health and safety training. COAL MINERS' WELFARE ACT 4 The Coal Miners' Welfare Act of ('the Act'}(assented to on 10 January ) was set up for the purpose as outlined in the long title to the Act, that being - '~n Act to establish a fund to provide or assist in providing amenities for coal miners and to improve or assist in improving the welfare of coal.

While state-owned coal companies did much to improve production and safety and prioritised employee welfare, the country’s coal demand continues to grow at a much faster rate. Children's books describing mines, the mining occupation or the lives of miners Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Coal miners are a sympathetic group for both parties: For Republicans because of how the GOP valorizes these workers, and for Democrats because of their support for social welfare programs. In practice, these have been difficult waters for both parties to navigate.

We’re here to improve the lives of former coal miners and their families. We understand the struggles faced by those in former coal mining communities. Through providing guidance and governance support for coal mining charities to help them thrive.

Personal Welfare Service continues during COVID 19 outbreak. Child coal miners with mules in Gary, West Virginia in Working conditions were brutal for coal miners, and unionization was violently suppressed.

(Library of Congress). This book shows that coal miners occupy a central position in Scotland’s economic, social and political history. It highlights the role of miners in formulating labour movement demands for political-constitutional reforms that helped create the conditions for the establishment of the Scottish Parliament in The Coal Miners’ Welfare Act (assented to on 10th January ) was set up for the purpose as outlined in the long title to the Act, that being - “An Act to establish a fund to provide or assist in providing amenities for coal miners and to improve or assist in improving the welfare of coal miners; to constitute and incorporate a Board.

Get this from a library. Soft coal, hard choices: the economic welfare of bituminous coal miners, [Price Van Meter Fishback] -- Did miners really owe their souls to the company store. Did they receive lower pay than in other jobs, despite the constant danger they faced.

Was the quality of life in mining towns uniformly. Careful analysis using economic theory and statistics reveals numerous insights about the welfare of coal miners in the early s. Unions helped miners obtain higher wages, but so did competition among employers. Employers were unable to exploit local and housing monopolies because the miners had the option of moving from town to s: 1.

COAL MINERS’ WELFARE ACT The Coal Miners’ Welfare Act of (assented to on 10th January ) was set up for the purpose as outlined in the long title to the Act, that being - “An Act to establish a fund to provide or assist in providing amenities for coal miners and to improve or assist in improving the welfare of coal miners; to.

The American Miners Act of As a result of the financial crisis and coal bankruptcies, our nation’s retired miners are at risk of losing their hard-earned pension benefits.

The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Pension Plan is on the road to insolvency by – and even sooner if we see additional bankruptcies. A social contract for the coal fields: the rise and fall of the United Mine Workers of America Welfare and Retirement Fund by Richard P Mulcahy (Book) UMW Welfare and Retirement Fund: hearings, Ninety-first Congress, second session.

At the peak of the coal industry in the ’s, aboutminers were union members. As the coal industry declined, so did union membership, and now the town’s local miners’ union.Buy Soft Coal, Hard Choices: The Economic Welfare of Bituminous Coal Miners, by Price V Fishback online at Alibris.

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