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Live Stream Available for National Press Club Event with President Roberts

MEDIA ADVISORY September 3, 2019   Mine Workers Pres. Cecil Roberts Address and News Conference National Press Club Wed., Sept.…

UMWA invites presidential candidates to go underground, meet miners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 9, 2019 [WASHINGTON, DC] Cecil E. Roberts, International President of the United Mine Workers of America,…

Mining Unions Call For a New MSHA Silica Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2019   (Pittsburgh) – Cecil Roberts, President of the United Mine Workers of America, and…

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Live Stream Available for National Press Club Event with President Roberts

MEDIA ADVISORY September 3, 2019   Mine Workers Pres. Cecil Roberts Address and News Conference National Press Club Wed., Sept. 4, 10 a.m. Eastern Will Discuss Future of Coal, Jobs, Pensions, Climate Change, the Green New Deal and the 2020 Presidential Campaigns   WASHINGTON — On the Wednesday after Labor Day, Sept. 4, at a […]

UMWA President Roberts, Secretary Treasurer Allen to make trek from Marmet to Racine to kick-off Union’s remembrance of 1921 Blair Mountain March and Battle

AUGUST 22, 2019 [CHARLESTON, W.VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts and International Secretary-Treasurer Levi Allen will walk from Marmet, W.Va., to Racine, W.Va. the morning of September 2, 2019 – Labor Day – in the kick-off event of the UMWA’s two-year remembrance of the 1921 March and Battle of […]

UMWA urges action to save health care and pensions of retired miners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 18, 2019 UMWA urges action to save health care and pensions of retired miners [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “I want to thank U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Bob Casey (D-PA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) […]

UMWA invites presidential candidates to go underground, meet miners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 9, 2019 [WASHINGTON, DC] Cecil E. Roberts, International President of the United Mine Workers of America, yesterday sent letters to all the candidates for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, inviting them to come to a union coal mine and go underground. “Coal miners are very concerned about […]

Mining Unions Call For a New MSHA Silica Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2019   (Pittsburgh) – Cecil Roberts, President of the United Mine Workers of America, and Leo W. Gerard, President of the United Steelworkers International Union, today called for a new standard to protect miners from silica dust. The request came in a letter to David Zatezalo, the head of the Mine […]

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