It’s been more than 100 years since approximately two dozen miners, including women and children, were killed in what is known as the Ludlow Massacre. Click here to learn more about the Ludlow Massacre Archaeological Project 20th Anniversary!
Learn more about panel and recall rights for United Mine Workers of America members employed at The Ohio Valley Coal Company (TOVCC) and The Ohio Valley Transloading Company (TOVTC) under the terms of the 2016 National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreement (NBCWA).
Congress needs to Keep America’s Promise to the family who desperately need the health insurance that they earned. Tell your Senators and member of Congress to support the Miners’ Protection Act. The fight continues to keep cradle to grave insurance for our miners!
"Decades have passed and the last survivor has since died, but the memory of Ludlow and its importance to laying the foundation for workers' rights has stood the test of time. That is partly due to the vital work of the Ludlow Massacre Archaeological Project, a multi-year investigation of the massacre site and the associated mining town of Berwind."
President Roberts talks about the fight to win retirees health care, and the need to preserve pensions. The International Executive Board called for a Special Convention to ensure the Union has the resources to win the pension battle and successfully bargain contracts for our Members.
On May 4, 2017, Congress voted for a government funding bill preserving health care for 22,600 miners, dependents and widows. They did not, however, pass the pension language.
The Miners Pension Protection Act as been introduced in both houses of Congress as S.1105 and H.R.2713.
Contact your Senators and Representatives and tell them to support this legislation.