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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…

The Pittston Strike - April 5, 1989

UMWA member, Harless Mullens, from Local Union 2274, speaks about his first day on strike against the Pittston Coal Company…

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Sen. Roberts forgets the history of the district he represents

Source: The Register-Herald July 18, 2019 Senator Rollan Roberts calls for civility in teacher unions (”A call for civility in teacher unions,” July 3). I began to question whether I had his district correct in my mind, so I looked it up. Sure enough, Roberts is from Raleigh County and represents Raleigh Wyoming and a part of […]

UMWA urges action to save health care and pensions of retired miners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 18, 2019 UMWA urges action to save health care and pensions of retired miners [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “I want to thank U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Bob Casey (D-PA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) […]

Union Plus: Concerts and Events

Union Savings That Get You Off the Sidelines and Into the Stands Enjoy exclusive union-member discounts on everything from live bands, professional sports and even Broadway hits.   Here’s a Peek at What You Can Save On: NFL Tickets and VIP Packages Lion King on Broadway Concert Tickets   “It was great to be able […]

Sens. Manchin, Brown, Casey, Kaine Announce Miners Healthcare Deadline

U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Bob Casey (D-PA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) announced today that 1,200 miners are at risk of losing their healthcare by the end of the year and called for Congress to pass the American Miners Act.

Head of miners union calls Green New Deal’s main goal ‘almost impossible

The Source: The Hill July 15, 2019 The president of the United Mine Workers of America characterized the progressive Green New Deal’s goal of transitioning to renewable energy over 10 years as “almost impossible.” The Green New Deal, introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) earlier this year, aims to cut greenhouse emissions in half by shifting […]

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