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A Letter From A UMWA Member

Finally, the passage of the American Miners Act. To the International and District Leadership: You had a plan, you executed…

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Coal Mine’s Closure Leaves Hopi, Navajo Homes Without Heat This Winter

The Kayenta coal mine in northeastern Arizona shut down last year, along with the power plant it supplied. Coal from…

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A Letter From A UMWA Member

Finally, the passage of the American Miners Act. To the International and District Leadership: You had a plan, you executed that plan and you kept us focused. This would not have happened without you. Thank you. To the UMWA Staff: No one will ever know how many hours you spent organizing rallies, making phone calls, […]

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Coal Mine’s Closure Leaves Hopi, Navajo Homes Without Heat This Winter

The Kayenta coal mine in northeastern Arizona shut down last year, along with the power plant it supplied. Coal from that mine used to light up Las Vegas and Los Angeles and supply the electricity to pump water to Phoenix and Tucson. Those cities have been able to turn to other sources of energy. Not […]

Coal pensions: Bill provides reassurance to miners

Source: Pittsburgh Post Gazette  January 2, 2019 It took more than four years of lobbying and pleas for help, but the nation’s retired and active coal miners finally got what they very much deserve — reassurance that their pensions would remain intact. Included in the federal spending plan signed by President Donald Trump was the […]

Westmoreland and Estevan mine employees reach new deal

The over 300 employees of the Estevan Mine, members of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Local 7606, ratified a four-year collective bargaining agreement on Dec. 16. Collective bargaining between Westmoreland Mining LLC and the UMWA Local 7606 began on July 30 and the parties were able to reach an agreement after numerous bargaining […]

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