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United Mine Workers of America employees and supporters celebrate new District 31 building

Source: 12 WBOY AIRMONT W. Va. - United Mine Workers of America employees and supporters came together to celebrate the opening…

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Bloomberg attacks Appalachian families, communities once again

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 10, 2019   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts…

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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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