Unions Still Relevant Despite Setbacks, Labor Leaders Say
Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram - The labor movement in West Virginia has taken a hit of late — from the downturn in the coal industry to a new state law scaling back prevailing wage on public projects. Read
Still, labor leaders say they haven't given up the fight to see that workers have good-paying jobs and safe work environments.
"The Labor Day weekend without a doubt will bring the opportunity for contemplation of what's going on in West Virginia," said Kenny Perdue, president of the West Virginia AFL-CIO.