Keep the Promise: Contact your legislators and tell them to Hold the Vote on S. 1714 and HR. 2403

RELEASE: Senate Finance Committee approves Miners Protection Act

It's About the Work

UMWA members are proud of who we are and what we do. Whether miners, correctional officers, health care workers, manufacturers or county employees, we’re working families, just like yours. Learn more about the different industries the union represents.

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NBCWA Panel Rights

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).

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Keep the Promise

John Leach worked underground in a Kentucky coal mine for 23 years to have health care for his family. Congress needs to Keep America’s Promise to his family who desperately need the health insurance John earned. Tell your Senators and member of Congress to support the Miners’ Protection Act.

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A positive sign, but we aren't there yet! Keep up the pressure. Call, write, go to campaign events and tell the politicians running for election to federal office that you are voting on this issue!

FB.com/UMWAunion 6 hours ago

#Todayinlaborhistory - We remember our brothers killed by the RCMP as they fought for a better life for miners and their families.

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A positive sign, but we aren't there yet! Keep up the pressure. Call, write, go to campaign events and tell the politicians running for election to federal office that you are voting on this issue!

FB.com/UMWAunion 6 hours ago

#Todayinlaborhistory - We remember our brothers killed by the RCMP as they fought for a better life for miners and their families.

FB.com/UMWAunion 2 days ago

Remember the 13 brave #UMWA brothers who lost their lives 15 yrs. ago today in JWR No. 5 mine in Brookwood, AL.… https://t.co/nyqyZlvgQh

twitter.com/mineworkers 8 days ago

S.1714 is passed by @SenateFinance! "No more time to waste." - @CecilRoberts, https://t.co/wT4FrWGk8g #umwa #keepthepromise HR.2403

twitter.com/mineworkers 10 days ago

It's time for Congress to HOLD THE VOTE on S.1714 and HB. 2403! #keepthepromise #umwa

instagram.com/umwaunion 23 days ago

Thousands in front of the U.S. Capitol to tell Congress to hold the vote and keep the promise!

instagram.com/umwaunion 23 days ago

U.S. Senators once again take to the floor to fight for the Miners Protection Act, S. 1714. - Senator Joe Manchin III, Senator Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Sherrod Brown, Senator Mark Warner, and Senator Rob Portman.

youtube.com/user/UMWAunion 16 days ago

United Mine Workers of America members, family, and supporters rallied on Sept.8, 2016, in front of the U.S. Capitol for Congress to Hold the Vote on S. 1714 and H.B. 2403. Speakers Include: *Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) *Senator Shelley Capito (R-WV) *Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) *Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) *Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH) *Congressman David McKinley (R-WV) *Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) *Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA) *Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) *Senator Joe Manchin III (D-WV) *Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) *UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts

youtube.com/user/UMWAunion 23 days ago