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Rockefeller: Coal Mine Owners Treat Workers As ‘Property

WASHINGTON —The nation’s coal mine owners “so victimize” their workers that the workers “come as close to being property as anyone I can imagine,” a leading congressional advocate for the miners says. In remarks Oct. 1 to the National Consumers League, Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W. Va., added the only worse recent treatment by owners of workers that he could think […]

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