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The Pittston Coal Company withdrew from the Bituminous Coal Operators Association

Other events that happened on or around 1987

Apr 05, 1989

Miners from West Virginia, Kentucky, and Virginia went on strike.

Other events that happened on or around April 05, 1989

Jun 06, 1989

Miners embarked on a four-day march from Logan to Charleston.

Jun 10, 1989

Thousands of striking miners rallied in the state capital and listened to speeches by UMWA President Richard Trumka, activist Jesse Jackson, and Governor Gaston Caperton

Sep 17, 1989

Striking union miners occupied the Pittston coal processing plant in Virginia until September 20

Jan 01, 1990

A settlement to the Pittston strike was announced

Other events that happened on or around January 01, 1990

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