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// APPALACHIAN AGREEMENT
THIS AGREEM NT, made the 2nd day of April, 1957, between the Central Penn-
sylvania Coal Producers Association, Georges Creek and Upper Potomac Coal As-
sociation, Somerset County Coal Operators' Association, Western Pennsylvania
Coal Producers Association, Ohio Coal Control Association, Michigan Coal Op-
erators* Association, Northern Panhandle of West Virginia Coal Operators' As-
sociation, Northern West Virginia Sub-divisional Coal Association, Operators'
Association of Williamson Field, Big Sandy-Elkhorn Coal Operators' Association,
Hazard Coal Operators' Association, Kanawha Coal Operators' Association, Logan
Coal Operators* Association, Southern Appalachian Coal Operators' Association,
. New River Coal Operators' Association, Pocahontas Operators' Association, Wind-
ing Gulf Operators' Association, Greenbrier Coal Operators’ Association, Upper
Buchanan Smokeless Coal Operators' Association, voluntary associations on behalf
of each member thereof, and Harlan County, Kentucky, coal operators, signatory
hereto, and Virginia coal operators, signatory hereto, hereinafter referred to
as the Operators, party of the first part, and the International Union, United
Mine Workers of America, and Districts 2, 5, 4, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 24, 28, 50,
and 51, hereinafter referred to as the Mine Workers and on behalf of each mem-
ber thereof, party of the second part, (New Districts of the United Mine Work-
ers of America may be established in this territory).
WITNESSETH: It is agreed that this contract is for the exclusive joint
use and benefit of the contracting parties, as heretofore defined and set forth
in this Agreement; and it shall be construed as binding upon and effective in
determining only the relations with each other of those represented by the par-
ties signatory hereto. It is the intent and purpose of the parties hereto that
this Agreement will promote an improved industrial and economic relationship in
the bituminous coal industry, and to set forth herein the basic agreements cov-
ering rates of pay, hours of work, and conditions of employment to be observed
between the parties in the following districts constituting the Appalachian
Territory:
Northern Territory - Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio, together with Ohio,
Brooke, Hancock and Marshall Counties of West Virginia, and Northern West Vir-
ginia, including Counties of Barbour, Braxton, Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer,
Harrison, Jackson, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia, Pleasants, Preston, Randolph,
Ritchie, Roane, Taylor, Tyler, Upshur, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood, and that
portion of Nicholas County including mines served by the Baltimore and Ohio
Railroad and north, Maryland and Upper Potomac District, including Grant, Min-
eral and Tucker Counties of West Virginia.
Southern Territory - The State of Virginia, Northern Tennessee, that part
of Kentucky lying east of a line drawnnorth and south through the City of Louis-
ville, and that part of West Virginia not included in Northern territory.
MAXIMUN HOURS AND WORKING TIME
Seven hours of labor shall constitute a day's work. The seven-hour means
seven hours’ work in the mines at the usual working places for all classes of
labor, exclusive of the lunch period, whether they be paid by the day or be paid
on the tonnage basis; except in cases of accident which temporarily necessitates

 longer hours for those Mine Workers required on account thereof; and also excep-
ting that number of Mine Workers in each mine whose daily work includes the
handling of man-trips and those who are required to remain on duty while men are
entering and leaving the mine.
OVERTIWE: Work by Mine Workers paid by hour or day in excess of seven (7)
hours in one day or thirty-five (55) hours in any one week shall be paid for at
the rate of time and one half with the following exceptions:
Employees engaged at power houses, substations, and pumps operating con-
tinuously for twenty-four (24) hours daily are especially exempted from the sev-
en (7) hour day and the time and one half provisions, Special exemptions for
individual employees other than those named above when twenty-four (24) hours
continuous operation daily is required are subject to arrangement between mine
management and district officers without time and one half for overtime. Em-
plo ees so especially exempted are limited to eight (8) hours per day and forty
(40) hours per week and time and one half for time worked in excess thereof,
The seven (7) hour day, five (5) day week (55 hours per week) as provided
in this Agreement, shall prevail.
The following classes of Mine Workers are excepted from the foregoing pro-
visions as to the maximum hours ofw ork:
All Mine Workers engaged in the transportation of men and coal shall work
the additional time necessary to handle man-trips and all coal in transit and
shall be paid the regular hourly rate for the first seven (7) hours and time and
one half for all overtime.
Outside employees engaged in the dumping, handling and preparation of coal,
and the manufacture of coke, shall work the additional time necessary, not to
exceed thirty (50) minutes, to dump and prepare the coal delivered to the tipple
each shift, and complete the usual duties incidental to the operation of coke
ovens, and shall be paid the regular hourly rates for the first seven (7) hours
and time and one half for overtime not to exceed the thirty (50) minutes herein-
before stated. _
When day men go into the mine in the morning, they shall be entitled to two
hours’ pay whether or not the mine works the full two hours, but, after the first
two hours, the men shall be paid for every hour thereafter by the hour, for each
hour's work or fractional part thereof. If for any reason the regular routine
work can not be furnished inside day men, the employer may furnish other than
the regular work.
Drivers shall take their mules to and from stables, and the time required
in so doing shall not include any part of the day's labor, their work beginning
when they reach the change at which they receive empty cars, but in no case
shall the driver’s time be docked while he is waiting for such cars at the point
named. The method at present existing covering the harnessing and unharnessing
of mules shall be continued throughout the life of this Agreement.
Motormen and trip riders shall be at the passway where they receive the
cars at starting time. The time required to take motors to the passway at star-
ting time and departing from the same at quitting time shall not be regarded as
a part of the day's labor, their time beginning when they reach the change or
parting at which they receive cars, but in no case shall their time be docked
while waiting for cars at the point named.

 ` HOLIDAYS
Holidays now recognized in various District Agreements shall be effective
during the period of this Agreement.
BASIC TONNAGE RATE
Pick mining is the removal by the miner of coal that has not been undercut,
center-cut or overcut by a machine, The basic rate for pick mining and hand
loading of coal shall include the work required to drill,s hoot and clean and
load the coal properly, timber the working place, and all other work and customs
incidental thereto.
A maximum shortwall machine differential of eleven cents (llc) per net ton
between pick and machine mining rates shall be maintained.
Any change in mining methods or installation of equipment that relieves the
Mine Worker of any of the above duties and increases his productive capacity
shall be recognized and a piece work rate agreed to therefor properly related to
the basic rate.
The standard for basic tonnage rates shall be 2,000 pounds per ton; where
the gross ton of 2,240 pounds is the measure, the equivalent rate shall be paid.
The basic tonnage, hourly and day wage rates for the various producing dis-
tricts represented in this conference are shown in the attached Schedules which
are parts hereof.
Yardage and deadwork rates in all districts shall be increased ten (l0)
per cent.
CHECKWEIGHMEN
The Mine Workers shall have the right to a checkweighman, of their own
choosing, to inspect the weighing of coal; provided that in any case where on
account of physical conditions and mutual agreement, wages are based on measure
or other method than on actual weights, the Mine Workers shall have the right to
check the accuracy and fairness of such method, by a representative of their own
choosing.
Cars shall be tared at reasonable intervals and without inconvenience to th·
operation of the mine. Tare shall be taken of the cars in their usual running
condition.
At mines not employing a sufficient number of men to maintain a checkweigh-
man, the weight credited to the Mine Workers shall be checked against the bil-
ling weights furnished by railroads to the Operators, and on coal trucked from
such mines a practical method to check the weights shall be agreed upon. Such
weights shall be checked once a month.
The wages of checkweighmen will be collected through the pay office semi-
monthly, upon a statement of time made by the checkweighmen, and approved by the
Mine Committee. The amount so collected shall be deducted on a percentage basis,
agreed upon by the checkweighman and clerk, from the earnings of the Mine Work-
ers engaged in mining coal and shall be sufficient only to pay the wages and le-
gitimate expenses indicent to the office.
If a suitable person to act as checkweighman is not available among the

 Mine Workers at the mine, a man not employed at the mine may be selected upon
mutual agreement.
The checkweighman, or checkmeasurer, as the case may require, shall be per-
mitted at all times to be present at the weighing or measuring of coal, also
have power to checkweigh or checkmeasure the same, and during the regular work-
ing hours to have the privilege to balance and examine the scales or measure the
cars, providing that all such balancing and examination of scales shall only be
done in such way'and at such time as in no way to interfere with the regular wor-
king of the mine. It shall be the further duty of checkweighman or checkmeasurer
to credit each Mine Worker with all merchantable coal mined by him on a proper
sheet or book kept by him for that purpose. Checkweighmen or checkmeasurers
shall in no way interfere withthe operation of the mine.
BOYS
No person under seventeen (17) years of age shall be employed inside any
mine nor in hazardous occupations outside any mine; provided, however, that where
a state law provides a higher minimum age, the state law shall govern.
EXEMPTIONS UNDER THIS CONTRACT
The term Mine Worker as used in this Agreement shall not include mine fore-
men, assistant mine foremen, fire bosses, or bosses in charge of any classes of
labor inside or outside of the mine, or coal inspectors or weighbosses, watch-
men, clerks, or members of the executive, supervisory, and technical forces of
the Operators.
MANAGEMENT OF MINES
The management of the mine, the direction of the working force, and the
right to hire and discharge are vested exclusively in the Operator, and the
United Mine Workers of America shall not abridge these rights. It is not the
intention of this provision to encourage the discharge of Mine Workers, or the
refusal of employment to applicants because of personal prejudice or activity in
matters affecting the United Mine Workers of America.
MINE COMMITTEE
A com ittee of three (5) Mine Workers, who shall be able to speak and under-
stand the English language, shall be elcted at each mine byt he Mine Workers em-
ployed at such mine. Each member of the Mine Committee shallbe an employee of
the mine at which he is a committee member, and shall be eligible to serve as a
committee member only so long as he continues to be an employee of said mine,
The duties of the Mine Committee shall be confined to the adjustment of disputes
arising out of this Agreement that the mine management and Mine Worker, or Mine
Workers, have failed to adjust, The Mine Committee shall have no other authority
or exercise any other control, nor in any way interfere withthe operation of the
mine; for violation of this clause any or all members of the Committee may be
removed from the Committee.
SETTLEMENT OE DISPUTES
Should differences arise between the Mine Workers and the Operator as to the
meaning and application of the provisions of this Agreement, or should differ-
ences arise about matters not specifically mentioned in this Agreement, or should
any local trouble of any kind arise at any mine, there shall be no suspension of
work on account of such differences, but an earnest effort shall be made to set-
tle such differences im ediately:

 First: Between the aggrieved party and the mine management;
Second: Through the management of the mine and the Mine Committee:
Third: By a Board consisting of four members, two of whom shall be desig-
nated by the Mine Workers and two by the Operators.
Should the Board fail to agree, the matter shall be referred to an umpire
selected by said Board. Should the Board be unable to agrge on the selection
of an umpire, he shall be designated by the International resident of the United
Mine Workers of America and the President of the Operators’ Association affected.
The decision of the umpire in any event shall be final.
District conferences may establish an intermediate board consisting of two
(2) com issioners, one representing the Operators and one representing the Mine
Workers with such powers as said conference may delegate.
Pending the hearing of disputes, the Mine Workers shall not cease work be-
cause of any dispute; and a decision reached at any stage of the proceeding
shall be ninding on both parties hereto, and shall not be subject to reopening
by any other party or branch of either association except by mutual agreement,
Expense and salary incident to the services of an umpire shall be paid
jointly by the Operators and Mine Workers in each district.
DISCHARGE CASES
When a Mine Worker has been discharged from his employment and he believes
he has been unjustly dealt with, it shall be a case arising under the method of
settleing disputes herein provided. In all discharge cases should it be decided
under the rules of this Agreement that an injustice has been dealt the Mine Wor-
ker, the operator shoudl reinstate and compensate him at the rate based on the
earning of said Mine Worker prior to such discharge, Provided, However,, that
such case'shall be taken up and disposed of within five days from the date of
discharge,
ILLEGAL SUSPENSION OF WORK
A strike or stoppage of work on the part of the Mine Workers shall be a
violation of this Agreement. Under no circumstances shall the Operator discuss
the matter under dispute with the Mine Committee or any representative of the
United Mine Workers of America during suspension of work in violation of this
Agreement,
IRREGULAR WORK
When any Mine Worker absents himself from his work for a period of two days
without the consent of the Operator, other than because of proven sickness, he
may be discharged.
PREPARATION OF COAL AND MINING PRACTICE
Each district agreement shall provide for the preparation and proper clean-
ing of coal. Proper disciplinary rules and penalties shall al also be incorpor-
ated in such agreements.
SAF TY PRACTICE
Reasonable rules and regulations of the Operator for the protection of the per-

 sons of the Mine Workers and the preservation of property shall be complied with.
ENGINEER AND PUMPERS' DUTIES
When required byishe management, engineers, pumpers, firemen, power plant
and substation attendants shall under no conditions suspend work but shall at
all times protect all the company's property under their care, and operate fans
and pumps and lower and hoist men or supplies as may be required to protect the
company's coal plant.
SHIRTS
The Operator shall have the right during the entire period of this Agree-
ment to work all the mines, or any one or more of them, extra shifts with dif-
ferent crews.
When the mine works only one shift it shall be in the day time, but this
shall not prevent cutting and loading coal at night in addition to the day shift
cutting and loading. .
PAY DAY
Pay shall be made semi-monthly and at least twice each month.
COKE AND CLEANING PLANTS
Proper rules may be negotiated in District Conference to provide for con-
tinuous operation of coking and cleaning plants.
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Matters affecting cost of explosives, blacksmithing, electric,cap lamps,
and house coal are referred to the district conferences.
To the extent it has been the custom in each district, all bottom coal
shall be taken up and loaded by the Mine Worker. _
The cutter shall cut the coal as directed by the Operator.
DISTRICT CONFERENCES
District agreements shall be made dealing with local or district conditions,
and it is agreed upon that such district agreements shall embody the basic rates
of pay, hours of work, and conditions of employment herein set forth, and all
specific rights and obligations of Operators and Mine Workers herein recognized.
This Agreement shall supersede all existing and previous contracts; and all
local rules, regulations and customs heretofore established in conflict with
this Agreement are hereby abolished.' Prior practice and custom not in conflict
with this Agreement may be continued.
All internal differences are hereby referred to the various districts for
settlement, with the understanding that only by mutual consent shall anything be
done in district conferences that will increase the aq- cost of production or
decrease the earning capacity of the men,
Proper arrangements for collections for the United Mine Workers of America
shall be made in District Conferences.

 ‘ MECHANIZED MINING COMMISSION
A joint commission is hereby created, to be known as the Mechanized Mining
Commission, which shall consist of the negotiating committee of eight for the
operators of the Appalachian Joint Wage Conference, namely: Messrs. M. L. Gar-
vey,‘J. D. A. Morrow,'Char1es O’Neill, L. T. Putman, D. A. Reed, W. L. Robison,
P. C. Thomas and L. E. Woods, or their representatives, together with the fol-
lowing eight officials of the United Mine Workers of America: John L. Lewis,
Philip Murray, Thomas Kennedy, Van A. Bittner, Samuel Caddy, P. T. Fagan, James
Mark and John Owens, or their representatives.
The Commission shall meet to organize within sixty days after thes igning
of this Agreement, shall elect its Chairman and Secretary-Treasurer, and hire
such employees from time to time as may be mutually agreed upon.
It shall be the duty of this Commission to make a joint study of the prob-
lems arising from mechanization of bituminous coal production byishe use of con-
veyors and mobile loading machines for the area covered by the Appalachian Joint
Wage Agreement, including the problem of displacement of employees.
The Commission is authorized to take testimony, to receive briefs and re-
ports, and generally to collect the information, jointly agreed upon as relevant
to its duties.
The members of the Commission shall pay their own expenses. Other expen-
ses of the Commission shall be paid one half by the operators, signatory to the
Appalachian Joint Wage Agreement, and one half by the United Mine Workers of
America.
The Commission shall report its findings of fact and its recom endations to
the Appalachian Joint Wage Conference on March 14, 1959,
APPALACHIAN JOINT CONFERENCE
A Joint Conference of representatives of the Central Pennsylvania Coal Pro-
ducers Association, Georges Creek and Upper Potomac Coal Association, Somerset
County Coal Operators' Association, Western Pennsylvania Coal Producers Associa-
tion, Ohio Coal Control Association, Michigan Coal Operators' Association, Nor-
thern Panhandle of West Virginia Coal Operators* Association, Northern West Vir-
ginia Subdivisional Coal Association, Operators' Association of Williamson Field.
Big Sandy-Elkhorn Coal Cperators* Association, Hazard Coal Operators* Associatio
Kanawha Coal Operators! Association, Logan Coal Operators’ Association, Southern
Appalachian Coal Operators’ Association, New River Coal Operators! Association,
Pocahontas Operators! Association, Winding Gulf Operatorsl Association, Green-
Brier Coal Operators’ Association, Upper Buchanan Smokeless Coal Cperators' AS-
Sociation, Harlan County, Kentucky, coal operators signatory hereto, and Vir-
ginia coal operators, signatory hereto, and the International Union, United Mine
Workers of America, and Districts 2, 5, 4, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 24, 28, 30, and Sl,
shall be held in the City of New York, N. Y., March 14, 1959, to consider what
revisions, if any, shallt>e made inizhis Agreement as to hours, wages and con-
ditions of employment.
This Agreement shall become effective April 2, 1957, and shall continue in
effect to March 51, 1959.

 lll WITAUESS WTDEREOF, each of the par ties hereto, pursuant to proper authority,
has caused this agreement to be si gned by its proper officers.
UNITED   YORKERS OF AETEJRICA OPERATORS
JOHN L. LEWIS CHARLES O'N`EILL, President
President     JOHTQS, Secretary—Treasurer
Central Pennsylvania Coal Producérs' Assn.
i’i;ILLIi‘ EAEURRAY ARTLUR B. STEWART
Vice President B.   ?icCRACKD€
Georges Creek Er Upper Potomac Coal Assn.
  liElT3»VEDY W.   E.ilLL.*E.R, President
Secretargr-Treasurer DEPTH? L. Efi*b&, Secretary
Somerset County Coal Operators Assn.
JMES MARK
President, District 2 J.   A. LEORROW, President
BYRON H. CALTCN, Secretary
  HUGHES Western Penna. Coal Producers’ Assn.
President, District 5
R. L. IRELALE, TR., President
W1`LLLAJ.·Zh”YlD'l’S FRED HURD, Secretary
President, District 4 Ohio Coal Control Association
  T. FAGAN Michigan Goal Operators' Association
President, District 5
`FJILLIAEE TAYLOR, for the Valley Camp
JOE.-? OWENS Coal Co. and its subsidiary companies
President, District 6 in the Northern Panhandle of West Va.
JOHN T. JONES GEO. S. BRACKETT, Chairman Scale Com.
President, District 16 A. C. BEESON
Northern West Virginia Subdivisional
VAN A. BITTNER Coal Association
President, District 1.7
L. E. WOODS, President
WM. TURIIBLAZER JOSEPH J. ARDIGO, Secretary
President, District 19 Operators' Assoc. of Williamson Field
JOHN SAXTON TPOS. S. HAYEZOND, President
President, District 28 HARRY S. HGLQAN, Secretary
Big Sandy-Elkhorn Coal Opers. Assn.
JON? HATTON
President, District 24 Hazard Coal Operators' Association
SAI? CAEDY D. H. HORTCN
President , District 50 wax, w, I.€ILLi‘.R
Kanawha Goal Operators' Association
FRAl<£l< MILEY
President . DiS’¤1’i<=f 51 Annan ncvminc, President
H. AT. I.-icALLISI‘ER
Logan Coal Operators‘ Association

 OPERATORS (continued)
Soutnem Appalachian Goal Operetors' Assn.
WM. G. CAPERTOTF, President
S. C. IIIGGISS, Secretary
New River Goal Opera·bors' Association
M. L. GARVEY
J. J`. ITICOLN
W. E. E. KOEPLER
Pocahontas Operators’ Association
L. T. PUTMAN, President
P. C. GRANEY, Secretary
Winding Gulf Operators’ Association
J.   PAIWE, President
2*.22. CRIGHLDON, JR., Secretary
Greenbrier Coal Operators’ Association
C. A. HAEEILL, President
W. Y!. WOOD, Secretary
Upper Buchanan Smokeless Coal Operat¤rs' Esscc.
ATTEST:
D. C. KE`1N'EDY
Chairman, Appalachian Conference
THOMAS IHEIEDY
Secretary
S. C. HIGGINS
Assistant Secretary
DAVID J . McDOIIAI.D
Assistant Secretary
HARRY G. @H\TEDY
Assistant Secretary

 SCHEDULE A
Basic Rate established in the following named Districts:
Tonnage Rates
Per 2,000 Lbs
Run of Mine Coal. `
  PENNSYLVESNIA
Pick Mining, Thin Vein $3.98
Pick Mining, Thick Vein .95
Machine Loading, Thin Vein .76
Machine Loading, Thick Venn .72
Cutting Shcrtwell Machine, Thin Vein .11
Cutting Shortwall Machine, Thick Vein .10
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
Pick Mining .98
Machine Leading .96
Cutting, Shcrtwell Machine .11
SOUTERN SOMERSET COUNTY , EEMGSYLWLNIA
Pick Mining .98
Machine Loading .'76
Cutting, Shcrtwall Machine .11
C  VILLE,PEII€SY1.VA1IIA
Pick Mining .84
Machine Loading . 64
Cutting, Shcrtwall Machine .09
WESTF,i0REI¢!1\ID—GREE'i“I SBUR G , PENNSYLVANIA
Pick Mining .95
Machine Loading .72
Cutting, Shcrtwall Machine .10
THICK VEIN FREEPOPT, @·HISYL'v’AM IA
Pick Mining .95
Machine Lcadi ng .72
Cutting, Shcrtwall .10
NORTHERN WST VIRGINIA
Pick Mining .84
Machine Loading .665
Cutting, Shcrtwall Machine .095

 OHIO AND PAN—ID;NDI33 DISTRICT OF
NORTEERN WEST VIRGINIA
Pick Mining ,98
Machine Loading .76
Cutting, Shortwall Machine .ll
Z·,~TICEiIGAN
Pick Mining 1.192
Machine Loading .951
Cutting, Shortvrall Ikhchine .161
ALL DISTHICTS:
Cutting; rates on track mounted machines shall be increase seventy (*70) per
cent of the amount of increase on short—wa1l machines.
E»ECHAi·IIC.AL LOAD EGG, CONIEYOR DEVIC   AND
STRIP  
Seventy cents ('?O¢) per day increase shall be applied to all miners employed
on a day or hourly rate on mechanical loading and conveyor devices, and to all
employees engaged in prcduction in strip pits.
Where tonnage, footage or yardage rates are paid on conveyors or other
mechanical loading devices, the percentage of increase to be added to sich rates
shall be the same percentage of increase as is applied to the basic loadi ng and
cutting rates.
The following hourly and day wage rates shall be paid in all mines in the
Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Northern Pan-Handle of West Virginia, and the
Northern West Virginia Districts for the classification of occuptions shown herein.
CLASSIFICILTION CF Hourly Day
OCCUPATICETS Rate Rate
INSIDE
Motormen, Rock Driller $0.88 $6.16
Drivers, Brakemen, Spraggers,
Snappers, Coal Drillers, Trackmen, _ I
Wiremen, Bonders, Timbermen, Bottom Cagers $0,857 $6.©O
Pumpers, Trackmen Helpers, Wiramen
Helpers, Timbermen Helpers, and other Inside M
Labor not classified. . . ..... . . . . . . .. ....... $0.825 $5.76
Greasers, Trappe rs, Flaggers,
  Thl`OW8I’S•II••Ol|••OOQOIQOOOIIQOOOIC    
OUTSIDE
Bit Sharpener, Car Dropper, Trimmer,
Car Repairmen, Dmnpers .... ................ $0.749 $35.24
Sand Dryers, Car Cleaners, other able
  1abOrO••|t••I•IOIOOOIIOOOOOOOQOOOIO    
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 SCHEDULE B
Basic Rates establi shed in tha following named Di stri cts
Tonnage Rates
Per 2,000 Lbs.
Run of Mine Coal
IMRYLAND AND UPPER POTO MAC DI STRIC T ,
INC LTI? IN G GEANT ,   AND 'IU3 KER
C OUNT IE S CF `;;' IE ST VIRGINIA
All Scams Exc ep t Bakerstown ai d WaY'¤eebuJ?g
Pick Mining $,0 _ggg
Machine Loading _ 5g
Cutti ng , Shor twall Mach ine , 11
BAIGERSTOT’2N SEAM
Pick Mining ,96
Machine Ioadigg .81
Cutting , Shor twal.1 Machine . 11
`FIAIIEESBURG SEAM
Pick Mining . 96
Mach in e Loa  ing . '7 6
Cutting , Shor imall Machine .11
ICAILMHFA
Mac hine Loading . 662
Cutting, Shox- twall Michine .10
LOGAN
Machine Loading .5*72
Cutting, Shox twd.1 Machine .082
WILL LES ON
Machine Loadi ng .598
Cutting, Shortwa].1 Machine .086
BIG SANDY—ELI’J.i0RN
Machine Load ing . 705
Cutting, Shor twall Mich ine .].1
.;ZH-*—¢·.·LQ
Machine Loading .642
Cut ti ng, Sho itwall Mach ine . 11
nannxn M")     Z
Machine Lo acli ng • 65   U     7  
Cutting, Shortwall Machine -10 \>   -2 { _,; j,
BZIRGINIA ,·
Machine Loading . 648
Cu tting , Shortwa].1 Machine .09*7

 SOUUHEHI APPALACHIAN
Machine Loading _6r;
Cutting, Shortwall Machine ,11
NEW RIVER
lihchine Loading _6gg
Cutting, Shcrtwall Machine ,105
POCAHOTIEQS-'I'UG RIVER
Machine Load ing ,597
Cutting, Shortwall Ivhchine ,0*75
'ZUEJDLYG GULF
Machine Loading ,624
Cutting, Shortwall Machine .lO
GR"¥ FEEBRI BR
Machine Loading .632
Cutting, Shortwall Machine .085
  BUCHANAN
Machine Load ing .598
Cutting, Shortwall Machine .086
ALL DISTRICTS:
Cutting rates on track mounted machines shall be increased seventy (VC) per
cent of the amozynt of increase on short—wall machines
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Seventy cents ¢ ('70¢) per day increase shall be applied to all miners
employed on a day or hourly rate on mechanical loading and conveyor devices, and to
all employees engaged in production in strip pits.
Where tonnage, footage or yardage rates are paid on conveyors or other
mechanical loading devices, the percentage of increase to he added to such rates
shall be the same percentase cf increase as is applied to the basic loading and
cutting rates.
The following hourly and day wage rates shall be paid in all Mines in the
Maryland and Upper Potomac District, including Grant, Mineral and Tucker Counties
of West Virginia; Kanawha, Logan, Williamson, Big Sandy Elkhorn, Hazard, Harlan,
Virginia, Southem Appalachian, New River, Pocahontas—'I‘ug River, Winding Gulf,
Greenbrier, Upper Buchanan, Harlan and Virginia Districts for Une classifications
of occupation shvvm herein:

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CLASSIFICATION OF OCCUPATIONS Hourly Day
Rate Rate
DFSIDE ,
Motormen, Rock Driller $$:0.825   5 $5.76
Drivers, Brakemen, Spragggers
Snabpers, Coal Drillers, Trackmen, Wire-  
men, Bonders, Timberznen, Bottom Gagers L .80     5.60
Puxpers, Trackmen Helpers, Wiremen I `
Helpers, Timbermen Eelper s, and others p_,_.,
Inside Labor not classified .766 . I! _,·’ 5.56
Greasers, Trapmers, Flagggers
Switch Throwers ..... ............... .571 "' 4.00
OUTSIDE
Bit Sharpener, Car Dropper, Trimmer, , I
Car Hepa irmen, Dumpers .691 , € if 4.84
Sand Dryers, Car Cleaners, other f
able bodied labor .657 ,C G 4.60
Slate Fickers .57l I   4.00
Skilled labor not classified to be paid in accordance with the custom at the mim.

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