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Union Pay Raises Irk Tomassetti - Some increases exceed 3 percent limit; minimum wage set at $10 per hour

Source: Altoona Mirror HOLLIDAYSBURG — A new contract for a group of unionized Blair County employees allocates some raises beyond…

Sen. Duckworth Meets with Retired IL Mine Workers

Source: KFVS12 ILLINOIS (KFVS) - U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth met with retired Illinois mine workers on Tuesday, December 11. She…

Mission Coal agreement sets $145M floor for met coal bankruptcy auction

Source: Market Intelligence  Mission Coal Co. LLC is seeking approval to enter into a stalking horse purchase agreement featuring a $145…

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UMWA donates $20,000 to West Virginia flood relief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 1, 2016 [TRIANGLE, VA.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) announced today that it is donating $20,000 to help the victims of last week’s devastating floods in West Virginia. The union is sending $15,000 to the American Red Cross West Virginia Region for direct assistance to families, and another $5,000 […]

UMWA applauds pending Senate action to move Miners Protection Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 30, 2016 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “I am very encouraged by the bi-partisan agreement yesterday by Senate leadership and members to hold a mark-up vote in the Senate Finance Committee on the Miners Protection Act. We have been […]

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