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Labor has its Day with November in mind

Source: West Virginia Metro News MARMET, W.Va. — Before the Labor Day parade in Marmet began Monday morning, U.S. Sen. Joe…

Southern West Virginia brings in national labor leaders on Labor Day

Source: Beckley Register-Herald It would seem that a small park along the Big Coal River in Boone County wouldn't serve…

UMWA celebrates 80th annual Labor Day rally

Source: Fox 11 News BOONE COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — The 80th annual UMWA Labor Day celebration kicked off Monday in Boone…

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Columbus, Ohio Rally Update

President Roberts talks about the importance of making our presence known during the Joint Select Committee hearing in Columbus, Ohio on July 12, 2018. Reach out to your closest UMWA office to get on a bus to attend the Pension Rally! The rally will begin at 11:00 a.m. on July 12, 2018. We need to […]

June 26, 2018 Robocall

“We have been fighting for eight long years to preserve your pension, and this rally is one of the most important moments in that fight. This is a tremendous opportunity to make our voices heard, joining with thousands of other union members and retirees whose pensions are also in jeopardy.”  

United Mine Workers of America and Greek officials remember Ludlow Massacre

Source: Ludlow, CO – On June 23, a commemoration of the Ludlow massacre took place, sponsored by labor unions, local officials and Greek and Greek-American civic and religious organizations. They gathered here to unveil a remarkable memorial: a new statue of strike organizer and Ludlow martyr Louis Tikas. “Louis Tikas plays an important role […]

Coal Task Force Comes to Estevan

Source: Estevan Mercury A visit from the Task Force on the Just Transition for Canadian Coal-Power Workers and Communities to Estevan on June 14 resulted in numerous meetings and plenty of discussion. The task force met with representatives from local municipal councils, the Estevan Chamber of Commerce, the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Local […]

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