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Union: Hospital Workers in Ky., W.Va. Ratify 3-Year Contract

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HARLAN, Ky. (AP) – A union says hospital workers in Kentucky and West Virginia have approved a three-year contract. WYMT-TV reports the United Steelworkers union announced the ratification of the contract with Appalachian Regional Healthcare. The contract covers 2,200 workers at nine nonprofit hospitals in eastern Kentucky and southern West Virginia. The agreement reached last… Read More

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Thousands Attend Union Rally At West Virginia Capitol

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The West Virginia AFL-CIO estimates that about 7,000 people attended a rally protesting actions and proposals by the state’s Republican Legislature. The “Mountaineer Workers Rising Rally” at the state Capitol Saturday was organized to protest Republican proposals that union leaders say are bad for workers. Labor groups are opposing the introduction of charter schools, changes… Read More