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Joint Select Committee Meeting - March 13, 2018

UMWA Members from West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Virginia attended the first meeting of the Joint Select Committee on the solvency…

Special Election Results in Trump County Give Democrats Hope

Source: Until very recently, Bob Rogers, a retired coal miner in his seventies, thought his party was dead. Rogers,…

The Real Winner in PA-18 is Solving the Pension Crisis

For Immediate Release March 14, 2018 Blue Collar Swing Voters Are the New (Old) Soccer Moms, Workers and Retirees Anxious…

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99 percent of coal dust samples within newest federal limits

Uniontown Herald-Standard (Associated Press)

UMWA members ratify new contracts with Contura, Alpha Natural Resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 14, 2016 [TRIANGLE, VA.] Members of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) ratified new collective bargaining agreements with Contura Energy, the company that is emerging from the Alpha Natural Resources Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings with operations in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Virginia; and with Alpha itself at several operations in […]

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