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Coal Workers Fight for Benefits as Industry Struggles Under Trump

Source: NBC News Coal workers have been among the president's strongest supporters, but their pensions remain at risk as industry…

Unions stick up for the whole working class

Source: Kentucky State AFL-CIO August 7, 2019 We’re used to union-haters lying about us. One of their standby falsehoods is…

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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 […]

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 […]

Union leaders call for new MSHA silica standard

Source: Safety + Health July 1, 2019 Washington — Alarmed by a recent spike in cases of coal workers’ pneumoconiosis, a deadly but preventable condition commonly known as black lung, union presidents Cecil Roberts of the United Mine Workers of America and Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers have sent a letter to Mine Safety and Health Administration leader […]

Union Plus – Hearing Care Discounts

Source: Union Plus   Savings on Hearing Care for You and Your Family   Save on hearing care at one of the largest providers of hearing health care benefits in the U.S. Members get access to discounts on hearing care services and products at over 3,800 locations nationwide. With Amplifon’s hearing discount program, you have […]

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