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UMWA wins another round in battle to preserve CONSOL retiree health care benefits

[TRIANGLE, VA] The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on November 28 dismissed an appeal by CONSOL Energy that sought to…

UMWA statement on Charleston hearings regarding repeal of Clean Power Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 27, 2017 UMWA statement on Charleston hearings regarding repeal of Clean Power Plan [CHARLESTON, W.VA.] United…

UMWA Release on EPA withdrawal of the Clean Power Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 10, 2017 The Clean Power Plan was destined to fail. America must take a different path…

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UMWA wins another round in battle to preserve CONSOL retiree health care benefits

[TRIANGLE, VA] The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on November 28 dismissed an appeal by CONSOL Energy that sought to overturn a federal judge’s decision requiring CONSOL to continue paying for health care benefits to some 3,400 retired miners – members of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) – their dependents and widows. Judge […]

UMWA statement on Charleston hearings regarding repeal of Clean Power Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 27, 2017 UMWA statement on Charleston hearings regarding repeal of Clean Power Plan [CHARLESTON, W.VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today:             “The UMWA applauds the action by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to begin the process of withdrawing the Clean Power Plan […]

UMWA Release on EPA withdrawal of the Clean Power Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 10, 2017 The Clean Power Plan was destined to fail. America must take a different path to address greenhouse gas emissions. [TRIANGLE, VA.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) supports today’s withdrawal of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) by the Trump administration, while at the same time encouraging the administration […]

UMWA Statement on Supreme Court rejection of Blankenship appeal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       OCTOBER 10, 2017 UMWA statement on Supreme Court rejection of Blankenship appeal [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today:             “I join with the families of the 29 victims of the Upper Big Branch disaster, as well as the families of […]

UMWA Calls for Passage of West Virginia Road Bond

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 5, 2017 [CHARLESTON, W.VA.]. United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “West Virginians have a great opportunity to vastly improve our state’s transportation system while also helping the economy grow for everyone and hopefully provide job opportunities for thousands of workers across […]

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