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Miners Lobby for Action on Pensions

Source: E&E News The United Mine Workers of America returned to Capitol Hill this week as Congress mulls who will…

Speaker Bates reaffirms support for Navajo families at 'Yes to NGS' rally

Source: The Navajo-Hopi Observer PHOENIX — Hundreds of Kayenta Mine and Navajo Generating Station workers marched on the Arizona State Capitol…

Yes to NGS!

Some want to close the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) in Arizona, costing 825 utility and mining jobs. But the UMWA…

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UMWA supports letting voters decide about attacks on workers, families in West Virginia

[CHARLESTON, W. VA.]  United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The wholesale attack on workers, their families and their communities that is playing out in the State Capitol has gone on long enough. It’s time for the out-of-state puppeteers who are driving this assault on West […]

UMWA, Peabody reach agreement to secure 2016 funding for Patriot retirees’ health care

[TRIANGLE, VA] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) and Peabody Energy announced today that they have reached an agreement that will provide for a payment by Peabody of up to $75 million over the next 10 months to help provide health care benefits for retirees affected by the Patriot Coal bankruptcy of 2012-13. Peabody […]

125 Years of Struggle and Glory

The United Mine Workers of America: 125 Years of Struggle and Glory is a short documentary style video highlighting the union’s rich and militant history. In less than a century, the UMWA brought coal miners out from the horrible conditions of company towns and unregulated mines to some of the safest and best paid industrial […]

UMWA Intl. President Cecil E. Roberts

Introduction video of UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts for the union’s 55th Constitutional Convention in July 2015.

UMWA Intl. Secretary-Treasurer Daniel Kane

Introduction video of UMWA International Secretary-Treasurer Daniel J. Kane for the union’s 55th Constitutional Convention in July 2015.

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