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Miners for Democracy


1969

William Anthony "Tony" Boyle defeated Joseph A "Jock" Yablonski in the election

Other events that happened on or around 1969

1970

The Miners for Democracy (MFD) was created in Clarksville, Pennsylvania

Dec 22, 1972

Arnold Miller defeated Tony Boyle in a special election as Miners for Democracy took control of UMWA

Other events that happened on or around December 22, 1972

1974

Arnold Miller negotiated the national coal contract with an improved health care plan

Other events that happened on or around 1974

1977

UMWA president Arnold Miller was reelected

Other events that happened on or around 1977

1979

Arnold Miller resigned as president of UMWA

Other events that happened on or around 1979


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