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For the Massey miners: Journal of Catherine Terry, 30 November 1920

As a memorial for the 25 miners who lost their lives this past week in Montcoal, W. Va., at the Massey Energy mine, this poem says more than 100 articles.

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Deadly explosions kill 31 energy workers in one week

ANACORTES, Wash.---Families and co-workers of six oil workers killed in a refinery explosion here April 2 were mourning their dead when three days later another explosion, this one in a West Virginia coal mine killed 25 miners, a deadly toll of 31 energy workers in less than a week.

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Labor Dept.sends message to bosses: shape up

President Obama plans to beef up workplace regulations.

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At nation’s airports, security officers battle for a union

The workers protecting air travelers' security are up against "favoritism, cronyism and nepotism" that is "rampant in all the airports."

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Budget cuts hampered response to giant fire, firefighters charge

LOS ANGELES - In the latest indication of how budget cuts endanger public safety, the firefighters union president says the mayor's slashes hampered the response to the huge Station Fire in September.

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Transit workers’ rally highlights safety, budget woes

CLEVELAND - A rally protesting the Regional Transit Authority's refusal to address worker and rider safety in contract talks dramatized the challenge facing public transit systems in today's economic crisis.

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Filmmakers launch 16deathsperday.com to strengthen worker safety laws

Sixteen workers die every day on the job. It's past time to do something about it.

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Air traffic controllers: ‘Bring safety out of the 1950s’

Air traffic controllers want the Federal Aviation Administration to bring air traffic safety out of the 1950s and into the 21st century.

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