Collective Bargaining in the Soft-Coal Industry

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Wage Negotiations and New Coal Legislation

Representatives of bituminous-coal operators in the Appalachian region and of the United Mine Workers of America have been negotiating in New York City since February 17 on the terms of a new wage contract to replace the existing agreement, which expires April 1, 1937. Simultaneously, Congress has had under consideration a new bill for the stabilization of the soft-coal industry, to replace the act invalidated by the Supreme Court on May 18, 1936. The current bill, introduced early in the ...

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