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President Roberts Discusses Second Joint Select Committee Meeting

President Roberts speaks about the The Joint Select Committee in charge of solving the pension crisis who held their second…

Joint Pension Committee Meets to Understand Risk of Plans Collapsing

Source: WV Metro News WASHINGTON — A congressional committee dedicated to addressing funding for multiemployer pension plans met Wednesday to understand…

UMWA L.U. 1924 President Speaks on Behalf of the "Yes to NGS" Initiative

UMWA L.U. 1924 President Marie Justice spoke at an April 12 hearing in Washington D.C., asking Congress to keep the…

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President Roberts Discusses Second Joint Select Committee Meeting

President Roberts speaks about the The Joint Select Committee in charge of solving the pension crisis who held their second meeting on April 18, 2018.

Joint Pension Committee Meets to Understand Risk of Plans Collapsing

Source: WV Metro News WASHINGTON — A congressional committee dedicated to addressing funding for multiemployer pension plans met Wednesday to understand how to protect the pensions of more than 1 million retirees. The Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans was created as part of the February solution ending the government shutdown. The […]

UMWA L.U. 1924 President Speaks on Behalf of the “Yes to NGS” Initiative

UMWA L.U. 1924 President Marie Justice spoke at an April 12 hearing in Washington D.C., asking Congress to keep the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) open. Justice was accompanied by several other L.U. 1924 members, as well as UMWA retirees from West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania who attended in a show of solidarity. “I come before […]

UMWA endorses Brown for Senate, five U.S. Representatives in Ohio primary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 13, 2018 [TRIANGLE, VA.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) National Council of the Coal Miners Political Action Committee (COMPAC) announced its endorsement of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and five incumbent Members of Congress in the May 8 Ohio primary election. “Sherrod Brown has been a leader in our efforts […]

Kentucky Lawmakers Didn’t Consult with Feds About Limiting Black Lung Claims Reviewers

LEXINGTON, KY – – – The federal agency that trains, tests and certifies the physicians who read X-rays and diagnose the deadly coal miners’ disease black lung said it was not consulted by Kentucky lawmakers in the 14 months they considered a new law that mostly limits diagnoses to pulmonologists working for coal companies. As NPR […]

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