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Calling all veterans! Be a part of our Union Veterans Leadership Council! Our veterans are some of the most dedicated and hard working union members and we thank you for your service and commitment! Click here for more information.
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!
International President Cecil E. Roberts has officially signed the pledge to support UNITE HERE!'s refusal of Marriot's "Make a Green Choice Program"!
This program, like many others, is not designed to benefit the environment but to further fill the coffers of greedy corporations!
We are asking our friends to refuse the "Green" Choice programs at all Marriott properties and call for a sustainability program that does not hurt workers!
Sign the pledge here: https://www.marriotttravelalert.org/sign-the-pledge/
“More than 200,000 coal miners have given their lives to provide economic freedom to the people of the United States. So, don't let ANYONE tell you that you do not deserve every single penny you have earned laboring in the Earth.” Secretary-Treasurer Levi Allen speaks to the Blackjewel miner's who are demanding to get paid for the days they worked in the mines.
ONE DAY LONGER - THE PITTSTON STRIKE
On April 5, 1989, the United Mine Workers of America was forced to strike by the Pittston Coal Company, which wanted to take away health care of its retirees.
This year, we celebrated the 30 year anniversary of the Pittston Strike at the annual Fish Fry in Castlewood, Virginia.