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Series Exposing Coal Industry Conspiracy To Deny Black Lung Benefits Wins Newspaper Guild’s Heywood Broun Award

WASHINGTON–A coal industry conspiracy to deny black lung benefits to tens of thousands of coal miners has won the Heywood Broun Award – given annually to honor outstanding investigative and public service reporting – from The Newspaper Guild.

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Adjunct Professor’s Death Sparks Outrage, Including at USW

By R.J. Hufnagel USW@Work Staff Writer PITTSBURGH —The death of dedicated Duquesne University French professor and Steelworkers supporter Margaret Mary Vojtko, 83, has sparked outrage on the university’s Pittsburgh campus and in the surrounding area. That’s because Vojtko, despite a consistently heavy workload, her advanced degree and her 25 years at the school, was still considered “part time,” an adjunct […]

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