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MSHA appointment troubling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 22, 2017 MSHA appointment troubling [TRIANGLE, VA] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The appointment of Mr. Wayne Palmer as Acting Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health is a matter of great concern to us. At a time when fatalities […]

UMWA mourns miner killed at Reading Anthracite

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2017 UMWA mourns miner killed at Reading Anthracite [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The hearts and prayers are with the family of Brother Andrew Oxenrider, 28, a member of UMWA Local Union 1686, who was killed on […]

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