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A very special event Thursday at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place, took place. In fact, you could call it…

UMWA TV spots supporting Manchin start in West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 18, 2018   Digital effort for Manchin and Ojeda also launched [CHARLESTON, W.VA.] Television spots sponsored…

Fighting for coal miners’ benefits

Source: Times West Virginian The coal miners of West Virginia and Virginia dedicated their lives to mining the coal that…

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UMWA membership rejects proposed agreement with the BCOA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 28, 2016 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today regarding the vote by the UMWA membership to not ratify a proposed collective bargaining agreement with the Bituminous Coal Operators Association: “This is a democratic union. The membership has had their […]

U.S. Senator Capito in speaks in support of Miners’ Protection Act

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WVa.) spoke during the June 21st floor proceedings about the importance of the Miners’ Protection Act, S.1714. Thank you for your support Senator Capito! Go to to learn more about what you can do to pressure Congress to pass this critical legislation, which has life or death implications for […]

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