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UMWA mourns loss of miner in Alabama, steps up safety outreach

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2017 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued…

UMWA mourns loss of miner in Boone County, W. Va. 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 15, 2017 [TRIANGLE, VA.]  United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued…

UMWA mourns loss of miner at Pinnacle mine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 19, 2017 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil Roberts issued the…

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UMWA mourns loss of miner in Alabama, steps up safety outreach

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2017 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The entire UMWA family is mourning the loss of our brother miner, Marius Shepherd, 33, a member of UMWA Local Union 2133, who was killed at the Seneca Coal Resources Oak […]

UMWA mourns loss of miner in Boone County, W. Va. 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 15, 2017 [TRIANGLE, VA.]  United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The entire UMWA family mourns the loss of our Brother, Rodney Osborne, who was killed at the Gateway Eagle mine in Boone County, W. Va., yesterday. Our hearts and prayers are […]

UMWA mourns loss of miner at Pinnacle mine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 19, 2017 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil Roberts issued the following statement today: “The hearts and prayers of the entire UMWA family are with the family of our brother Luches Rosser, 44, a member of UMWA Local Union 1713, who was killed last night at […]

UMWA statement on filing of Miners Pension Protection Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 11, 2016 UMWA statement on filing of Miners Pension Protection Act [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The introduction today of the Miners Pension Protection Act is the next step needed to completely fulfill the promise of retirement security […]

UMWA hails vote to pass permanent health care funding for 22,600 retirees, widows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 4, 2017 UMWA hails vote to pass permanent health care funding for 22,600 retirees, widows [TRIANGLE, VA] The vote today by the United States Senate to pass the Continuing Resolution funding the government means that 22,600 retired coal miners, their dependents and widows will receive the health care they earned and […]

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