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Message from Cecil Roberts

Cecil Roberts speaks about the passing of legislation that saved 22,600 retirees and their dependents from losing their health care…

U.S. Department of Labor’s new Black Lung Medical Payments Proposed Rule

Does it Reduce Costs or Eliminate Benefits? The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (Agency) in the U.S. Department of Labor…

UMWA mourns loss of miner at Pinnacle mine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 19, 2017 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil Roberts issued the…

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Message from Cecil Roberts

Cecil Roberts speaks about the passing of legislation that saved 22,600 retirees and their dependents from losing their health care benefits and the UMWA’s continued fight for pension benefits.

U.S. Department of Labor’s new Black Lung Medical Payments Proposed Rule

Does it Reduce Costs or Eliminate Benefits? The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (Agency) in the U.S. Department of Labor issued a notice of Proposed Rulemaking and request for comments on January 4, 2017. The proposal deals specifically with the Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA): Medical Benefit Payments from the Black Lung Trust Fund to […]

UMWA mourns loss of miner at Pinnacle mine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 19, 2017 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil Roberts issued the following statement today: “The hearts and prayers of the entire UMWA family are with the family of our brother Luches Rosser, 44, a member of UMWA Local Union 1713, who was killed last night at […]

Consol Rally May 17, 2017

The UMWA, along with several of its supporters, marched to Consol’s Headquarters on May 17, 2017 to fight for the healthcare and retirement benefits their retirees have earned!

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