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United Mine Workers rally for benefit security after Mission Coal files for bankruptcy

Source: CBS 42 BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  (WIAT) -- Miners with the United Mine Workers were out rallying this morning at Kelly…

Manchin, Capito push for passing of American Miners Act of 2019

Source: West Virginia Metro News The American Miners Act of 2019 was once again up for discussion this week in…

UMWA files emergency motion: Westmoreland prematurely announced modifications to benefits

President Roberts said, regarding the article below: “Bankruptcy Courts have allowed the coal industry to forgo $4 billion in withdrawal…

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Notice: Medicare Parts A and B Enrollment

Enrollment for Medicare Parts A and B is mandatory for retirees, surviving spouses and dependents receiving a health service card. If you or your spouse are eligible to enroll in both Medicare Parts A and B by virtue of age or disability, then you are required to enroll. Failure to enroll will result in a […]

Lawmakers Make New Push for Retired Miners

Source: E&E News Lawmakers have renewed their bid to fix the United Mine Workers of America pension problem while also extending health care help to even more union miners as coal companies continue to go bankrupt. Rep. David McKinley (R-W.Va.) returned with the latest version of the “Miners Pension Protection Act” last week after a […]

Ten Things To Know Before Purchasing A Home

Source: Union Plus Are you planning to buy a home this year? The more information gathering you do before making your decision, the greater your satisfaction is likely to be before, during and after your move. To get you started, here are ten things to know before buying a home. When you are ready to buy […]

Westmoreland Coal creditors to take over its core assets

Source: S&P Global Westmoreland Coal Co.’s creditors are slated to take over its core assets after the company did not secure another qualified bid for the mines. The creditors served as a stalking horse bidder during Westmoreland’s Chapter 11 proceedings and will acquire the coal producer’s core assets, including its Canadian business and operations at […]

Navajo Nation considers NGS purchase

Source: White Mountain Independent Faced with an estimated 23-percent decline in tribal revenues from the planned December 2019, closure of the Navajo Generating Station power plant and Kayenta Coal Mine that supplies the fuel, the Navajo Nation is forging ahead with efforts to take over the operations. The Kayenta Coal Mine is owned by Peabody […]

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