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For the second time in six months, Kentucky coal miners block train to protest unpaid wages

(Source: Lexington Herald-Leader, January 14, 2020)

KIMPER, Ky. — For the second time in less than a year, coal miners in Eastern Kentucky have occupied a set of railroad tracks in protest over unpaid wages. The miners, about a dozen employees of Quest Energy, a subsidiary of American Resources Corporation, pledged Monday night to hold their position on the track until the company pays them their back wages.

Full story: www.kentucky.com

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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