The Bituminous Coal Problem

  • Content Type: Report
  • Publisher: CQ Press
    • Publication year: 1925
    • Online pub date:
  • DOI:

Archive Report

The present strategy of the United Mine Workers in the anthracite controversy forecasts an attempt to employ the union's strength in the well organized anthracite fields to halt wage reductions and enforce the Jacksonville agreement without a strike in the “bituminous fields. This policy can be made effective only by carrying out the strike threat in the anthracite fields September 1 and creating a situation wherein the federal government will be compelled, to take a hand in the bituminous dispute as the price of an anthracite settlement.

The union has already called upon the government for assistance in enforcing its wage contract with the bituminous operators, on the ground that the government in effect became a party to the Jacksonville agreement by giving aid in ...

locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles