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UMWA mourns miner killed in West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 24, 2019   UMWA mourns miner killed in West Virginia   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers…

UMWA applauds Fayette County, PA’s 2020 budget which includes the building of a new county prison

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 23, 2019   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts…

Miners’ pension and retiree health care language included in appropriations legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2019   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America International President Cecil E. Roberts…

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UMWA mourns miner killed in West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 24, 2019   UMWA mourns miner killed in West Virginia   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today:   “The hearts and prayers of the entire UMWA are with the family of Raymond L. Starkey, 21, who was fatally injured […]

UMWA applauds Fayette County, PA’s 2020 budget which includes the building of a new county prison

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 23, 2019   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today regarding the Fayette County Commissioners’ decision to include funding for a new county prison to be completed in the next two years.   “This is a long time coming. Our […]

Miners’ pension and retiree health care language included in appropriations legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2019   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The inclusion of Bipartisan American Miners Act in the appropriations legislation to be considered by Congress this week is a tremendous victory for tens of thousands of retired miners, their […]

Grassley-Alexander multi-employer pension plan proposal not the answer for retired miners and widows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 29, 2019 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today regarding the proposal by Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Ia.) and Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) addressing the multi-employer pension plan crisis: “This proposal provides everything those who advocate against working families have ever wished […]

UMWA commends new legislation in Senate to support retired miners and widows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 6, 2019   [WASHINGTON, D.C.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today:   “I am greatly appreciative of the legislation filed today in the United States Senate, the Bipartisan American Miners Act of 2019, sponsored by Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Shelley Moore […]

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