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The UMWA proposed a royalty to 10 cents per ton of coal to be paid to the union to provide medical services in the coalfields

Other events that happened on or around 1945

Apr 01, 1946

Miners walked off the job after operators rejected the idea of health and welfare


United Mine Workers of America established a Welfare and Retirement Fund

Other events that happened on or around 1946


Jay Rockefeller successfully backed the Coal Act to ensure continued funding of the UMWA health insurance

Other events that happened on or around 1992

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