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Preserve Our Pensions

Congress needs to Keep America’s Promise to the thousands of families who desperately need the pension that they earned. Tell your members of Congress to support the American Miners’ Pension Act NOW! The UMWA will continue to fight keep pensions for our miners and their spouses!

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Find Your Legislator

Click here to find your legislator. Make Your Voice Heard! Tell them why you need your pension and what would happen if you lose it! This issue must be fixed! We will not stop fighting for the hard-earned pensions American Workers have earned and deserve.

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Joint Select Committee

Congressional leaders agreed to create a Joint Select Committee on Multi-employer Pensions, to address the looming insolvency of multiemployer plans like the UMWA’s 1974 Pension Fund. Click here to find the names of the Cogressmen and women selected for this committee.

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“UMWA members and all coal miners have no better friend in the Senate than Joe Manchin,” UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts said.

FB.com/UMWAunion 2 hours ago

Senators Joe Manchin and Mark Warner talk about the importance of solving the pension crisis haunting hundreds of thousands of miners. "We will not sit idly by while Congress refuses to act and miners grow closer to making these cruel choices. What we're going to do is keep fighting until we pass the American Miners Pension Act, standing alongside miners, their families, their unions, and their communities who are all in this together."

FB.com/UMWAunion 7 hours ago

“UMWA members and all coal miners have no better friend in the Senate than Joe Manchin,” UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts said.

FB.com/UMWAunion 2 hours ago

Senators Joe Manchin and Mark Warner talk about the importance of solving the pension crisis haunting hundreds of thousands of miners. "We will not sit idly by while Congress refuses to act and miners grow closer to making these cruel choices. What we're going to do is keep fighting until we pass the American Miners Pension Act, standing alongside miners, their families, their unions, and their communities who are all in this together."

FB.com/UMWAunion 7 hours ago

RT @MotherJonesLive: Mother jones Heritage Project director @RosemaryFeurer and @MineWorkers Prez Cecil Roberts stand with Mother for #1

twitter.com/mineworkers 10 days ago

Richard Ojeda and Joe Manchin spoke to West Virginians today about their continued fight for West Virginia and hard working Americans! Remember to #vote for the candidates that will #fight for YOU this November. . . . . . . . . #Miners #UMWA #Election #Senate #Congress #Work #American #Veteran #WestVirginia #WVU #Teachers #Pension #Retirement #HealthInsurance #Union #Beckley #Cannelton #LocalUnion #Future #Capitol #Washington #UnitedStates #RichardOjeda

instagram.com/umwaunion 4 days ago

We're back! D.C. hasn't seen the last of us. Our Members are back on Capitol Hill demanding that Congress acts now and fixes America's Pension Crisis! Our first meeting today was with Congressman Connor Lamb from Pennsylvania. Thank you Representative Lamb for your support! . . . . . . #UMWA #PensionCrisis #PBGC #Miners #CapitolHill #Congress #Republican #Democrat #Action #Retirement #Future #BlackLung #WashingtonDC #Unions #ConnorLamb #Membership #Veterans

instagram.com/umwaunion 22 days ago

President Roberts reflects on the sacrifices made 17 years ago on September 11 and asks us all to take a moment and remember the first responders who gave their lives for us on that day. After you watch this message from President Roberts please click below to view the commemorative video made by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA asking everyone to NEVER FORGET. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91orPfYkfik&feature=youtu.be

youtube.com/user/UMWAunion 1 month ago