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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, August 24, 1922

New Pacific Coast Coal Co logo - 1927The Pacific Coast Coal Company and its miners are fortunate in being in no way involved in the “armed truce” effected in the eastern bituminous coal fields between about 12 percent of the operators and the officials of the United Mine Workers of America and so loudly heralded as a “settlement of the coal strike.”

Whereas that settlement, as everyone conversant with the facts must know, contains germs of discord, threatening at no distant date, to bring on a resumption of open warfare, with consequent loss of wages and working time by the men, this company and its workers have an instrument for settling all questions arising between them, quickly, fairly and permanently.

We, in the company, are proceeding on an organized, open shop basis. (more…)

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