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Flyer courtesy of Dan Truckey

IMPROVING SAFETY - As part of the ongoing exhibition, Conflict and Resolve: Labor in the U.P., the U.P. Heritage Center hosted a virtual lecture from retired mine worker, James Paquette. Paquette discussed the importance of improving safety for not just the workers, but the general mine conditions as well.

Retired mine worker speaks on improving worker and mine safety

Joad Blaauw-Hara February 25, 2021

On Wednesday, Feb. 24, James Paquette, former senior staff safety and health representative, gave a lecture about his work towards improving safety regulations during his time at Cliffs Michigan Mining...

Conflict and Resolve exhibit

Heritage Center opens new exhibit featuring labor in the U.P.

Ayanna Allen February 24, 2021

NMU’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center opened up their new exhibit, “Conflict and Resolve: Labor in the U.P.”  for students on Jan. 30. The exhibit examines organized labor and the development...

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