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AFL-CIO 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference

The Fierce Urgency of Now Join hundreds of social justice professionals, activists and community leaders in Washington, D.C., for the…

Workers of bankrupt Westmoreland Coal take fight to protect retirees to company’s Englewood doorstep

Source: The Denver Post As Westmoreland Coal Co. tries to emerge from bankruptcy, union members from one of its mines are picketing…

Resources for Members Impacted by Government Shutdown

Source: Union Plus If you are a union member who participates in certain Union Plus programs and have been impacted…

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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.

Tom Breiding: Now It’s Here

Video of Tom Breiding’s new song “Now It’s Here,” highlighting the United Mine Workers of America’s campaign to preserve jobs and healthcare benefits for miners and retirees of Patriot Coal.

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