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House rejects effort to reduce coal mine safety enforcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPT. 14, 2017 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued…

Blankenship ads a disgusting attempt to rewrite history

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 11, 2017 [TRIANGLE, VA] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued…

Williamson Hospital, Your Friends on "the Hill"

UMWA Local Union 9462 Members, Serving the Community Williamson Memorial Hospital was established in Williamson, West Virginia in 1918 to…

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House rejects effort to reduce coal mine safety enforcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPT. 14, 2017 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The UMWA is very pleased by the vote in the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday against an amendment to the Department of Labor appropriations bill that would have cut coal mine […]

Blankenship ads a disgusting attempt to rewrite history

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 11, 2017 [TRIANGLE, VA] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “Like other West Virginians, I am disgusted by the television ads sponsored by convicted criminal Don Blankenship that have been running in our state the last few weeks. These ads are […]

Williamson Hospital, Your Friends on “the Hill”

UMWA Local Union 9462 Members, Serving the Community Williamson Memorial Hospital was established in Williamson, West Virginia in 1918 to provide health care service to the residents of Mingo County. The County, like most other rural coalfield communities from the turn of the last century through the 1950’s, lacked adequate facilities to care for its […]

Black Lung Association members inquire about pension solution

Source: The Register-Herald Publishing Date: September 6, 2017 Many thank you’s were extended Wednesday morning from members of the Black Lung Association to Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., for her support of the Miners’ Protection Act, which allowed United Mine Workers to keep their health insurance. But after the pleasantries were exchanged with Capito’s field […]

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