Today in Labor History

Labor history is OUR history

January 2, 2006

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An underground explosion traps thirteen miners in a coal mine in Sago, West Virginia.  Twelve of the miners died, most by asphyxiation.  The mine had been cited more than 270 times for safety violations over the preceding two years.

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