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Roberts praises former UMWA president during bridge dedication

Source: MetroNews July 12, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A man with courage is how United Mine Workers of America President…

UMWA invites presidential candidates to go underground, meet miners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 9, 2019 [WASHINGTON, DC] Cecil E. Roberts, International President of the United Mine Workers of America,…

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Roberts praises former UMWA president during bridge dedication

Source: MetroNews July 12, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A man with courage is how United Mine Workers of America President Cecil Roberts described former UMWA President Arnold Miller on Friday. Roberts spoke alongside two of Miller’s children at the UMWA District 17 Office in Charleston during a dedication of a sign that will be placed […]

UMWA invites presidential candidates to go underground, meet miners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 9, 2019 [WASHINGTON, DC] Cecil E. Roberts, International President of the United Mine Workers of America, yesterday sent letters to all the candidates for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, inviting them to come to a union coal mine and go underground. “Coal miners are very concerned about […]

2019 UMWA Washing of the Vietnam Wall

On July 06, 2019, President Roberts, several UMWA members and veterans attended the annual washing of the Vietnam Wall. Every year, the United Mine Workers honors the men and women who served, died and those who were unaccounted for during the Vietnam War. This is the 8th consecutive year UMWA members and veterans have washed […]

Miners’ union invites Democratic candidates to court coal workers

Source: NBC News   The union’s invitation to 23 presidential candidates comes as mining job losses continue under President Trump.   WASHINGTON — The United Mine Workers of America, the union representing mineworkers for nearly 130 years, has for the first time invited every Democratic presidential hopeful to tour a coal mine and to discuss […]

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