News & Media

Featured News

United Mine Workers of America negotiates contract as future of Westmoreland Coal becomes uncertain

Source: Kemmerer Gazette Kemmerer coal miners and United Mine Workers of America members packed the Event Center on Friday, April…

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…

All News & Media

The UMWA Marks  National Vietnam War Veterans Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 29, 2018 The UMWA Marks  National Vietnam War Veterans Day [TRIANGLE, VA] UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts will join the West Virginia Council of Vietnam Veterans and their President, Dave Simmons at the West Virginia Vietnam Veterans Remembrance event in Charleston on Friday, March 30, 2018. The event will be […]

UMWA COMPAC Announces Endorsements for West Virginia Primary Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  MARCH 28, 2018 UMWA COMPAC Announces Endorsements for West Virginia Primary Election [CHARLESTON, W.VA.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) West Virginia State Council of the Coal Miners Political Action Committee (COMPAC) today announced its endorsements for state legislative races in the West Virginia primary election on May 8. “This is a […]

UMW endorses Manchin, McKinley, Ojeda campaigns

Source: Charleston Gazette-Mail The United Mine Workers of America issued a batch of campaign endorsements Friday, backing candidates on both sides of the aisle for federal office. Re-election campaigns for Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., will have the UMW’s support, as will state Sen. Richard Ojeda, D-Logan, in his run for […]

Mason County EMS workers want to unionize, officials say

Source: Fox 11 MASON COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — Emergency services workers told the Mason County Commission Thursday most of the county’s ambulance crew wants to unionize. A majority prefer the United Mine Workers of America. United Mine Workers of America officials say it has mined enough support to unionize ambulance workers in Mason County. The commission […]

President Roberts speaks at the Conor Lamb Rally on March 13, 2018

President Cecil E. Roberts gives a passionate speech at the Conor Lamb Rally held at the Greene County Fairgrounds in Waynesburg, PA on March 11, 2018 asking the public to vote for Conor Lamb to be the Congressman from the Pennsylvania 18th District.

Sign Up for Email Updates