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11/30/2004

Miners allege union busting

Coal miners trying to organize a new union at the Co-Op Mine owned by the polygamous Kingston family on Monday complained of dangerous conditions and worker intimidation at the mine near Huntington.

Co-Op miner Bill Estrada alleges workers supporting the United Mine Workers of America have been threatened and, in one case, assaulted.

"They are trying to use anything possible to defeat our attempt to organize with the UMWA," Estrada said.

"They are taking desperate measures," including unrealistic work demands, threats to fire workers who cannot prove they are legally in the country and warnings they will close the mine if the UMWA wins the election set for Dec. 16.
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