united mine workers
Updated: 2/15/2020
united mine workers
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  • Goals:Develop mine safetyImprove mine workers independence from the mine owners and company storeProvide miners with collective bargaining powerIncrease mining wages
  • Who could join?
  • Anyone could join, coal miners, miners from different industries and people outside of the mining industry
  • John L. Lewis One of many leaders of this union
  • The United Mine Workers were in the Coal Mine Industry
  • They focused on trying to improve mining safety, increasing mining wages and ending child labor in mines
  • Increase wages
  • We need Safety
  • For the Mines
  • Hooray we did it!
  • Better Wages
  • For the most part their strikes succeeded but 1 or 2 of their strikes went wrong, resulting with miners being killed
  • Child labor ended in Mines
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