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Thanks to UMWA president for helping save retiree benefits

Josh Sword May 9, 2017, 9:15am

Dear Editor: On the very best day in Washington D.C., it’s easy for interests of the everyday working person to get lost in the shuffle.

WVU professor: Trump unlikely to usher in major changes to federal labor law

John Breslin Nov. 17, 2016, 1:27pm

MORGANTOWN -- Donald Trump’s presidency is unlikely to usher in big changes to federal labor law as the president-elect does not have a history of union bashing, according to a law professor at West Virginia University.

The newest right-to-work state, sort of

The West Virginia Record Aug. 16, 2016, 12:44pm

West Virginia became the 26th right-to-work state in the nation in February when our legislature overrode Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's veto of a bill prohibiting workers from being required to pay union dues or fees as a condition of employment.

AFL-CIO, other unions plan to challenge 'Right to Work' law

Chris Dickerson May 9, 2016, 2:09pm

CHARLESTON – Several unions, including the West Virginia AFL-CIO, are planning a legal challenge to the recently passed “Right to Work” law.