HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Latest Breaking News (Forum) » Ten UMWA members arrested...
Introducing Discussionist: A new forum by the creators of DU

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 04:04 PM

Ten UMWA members arrested during protest

Source: St Louis Post


A St. Louis police officer asks protestors with the United Mine Workers of America, including union president Cecil Roberts, third from left, to move during a protest in front of the headquarters of Peabody Energy Corporation on Seventh Street in St. Louis on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. Ten people were arrested. Photo by Stephanie S. Cordle, scordle@post-dispatch.com



Read more: http://www.stltoday.com/news/multimedia/ten-umwa-members-arrested-during-protest/image_cb1e8ecb-aff6-58a0-aacf-8125bcbc41b3.html



UMWA President Cecil Roberts Arrested Trying to Protect Employee Pensions

See photo below. We could use some help getting the word out on Twitter or other forms of social media.

http://www.stltoday.com/news/multimedia/ten-umwa-members-arrested-during-protest/image_cb1e8ecb-aff6-58a0-aacf-8125bcbc41b3.html

If you prefer, you can retweet our tweet:

@ChildLaborCLC

We're proud of CLCmember Cecil Roberts of the United Mine Workers arrested today as he stood up for workers' pensions ow.ly/heQBe

(Although you may want to sub in the first link which links to the actual arrest).

Thanks for any help.



5 replies, 1725 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 5 replies Author Time Post
Reply Ten UMWA members arrested during protest (Original post)
Omaha Steve Jan 2013 OP
redstatebluegirl Jan 2013 #1
Arctic Dave Jan 2013 #2
Lugnut Jan 2013 #3
socialist_n_TN Jan 2013 #4
limpyhobbler Feb 2013 #5

Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 04:09 PM

1. One of the most dangerous jobs in the world

the deserve representation against companies that do not care about their safety or the security of their families. Proven over and over again!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 04:46 PM

2. Solidarity.

 

Union president? Right on.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Arctic Dave (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 05:30 PM

3. My husband is a UMWA miner.

He's very proud of his union brothers.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 07:36 PM

4. Solidarity kick.....

In times like these you can't afraid to be arrested.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 03:20 PM

5. k/r

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread