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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…

UMWA walking the picket lines with West Virginia school personnel again

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 19, 2019 ​ [CHARLESTON, W.VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts…

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…

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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 […]

UMWA International Executive Board statement calling for end to shutdown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 24, 2019 “800,000 Americans who provide essential services to the rest of us will miss their second paycheck in a row because Washington politicians are trying to resolve political differences on their backs. Federal workers are standing in line at food banks, negotiating with creditors about their mortgages and keeping the […]

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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