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!
A very special event Thursday at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place, took place.
In fact, you could call it an international event, a presidential inauguration, a non-political rally, a who’s who of labor leaders, a tribute to women, a civil rights gathering, a rockin’ country music concert...
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.
The UMWA and victims' families remember the tragic Farmington #9 disaster and its aftermath.
The 50th Anniversary of the #9 Memorial will be held of November 18th 2018, at the Memorial site outside of Mannington, West Virginia, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Due to the number of people expected to attend, there will be no parking available at the Memorial site. Please follow the signs in Mannington for parking and shuttle service.
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.