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UMWA delivers 1,700 letters from retirees and widows to congressional pension committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 [WASHINGTON, D.C.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) today delivered 1,756 letters written…

UMWA reserves TV ad time for West Virginia independent expenditure campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 [CHARLESTON, W.V.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) announced today that it has…

Roberts Leadership Team Re-elected to New Term at UMWA Helm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 8, 2018 [TRIANGLE, VA.] Cecil E. Roberts has been elected by acclamation to a sixth full…

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UMWA delivers 1,700 letters from retirees and widows to congressional pension committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 [WASHINGTON, D.C.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) today delivered 1,756 letters written by UMWA retirees, their families and widows to the Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Funds, asking the Committee to take action to preserve the pensions they earned in a lifetime of […]

UMWA reserves TV ad time for West Virginia independent expenditure campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 [CHARLESTON, W.V.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) announced today that it has reserved $360,000 in television advertising in four West Virginia media markets for an independent expenditure effort in support of the re-election of Sen. Joe Manchin. “There is no stronger voice in the United States Senate […]

Roberts Leadership Team Re-elected to New Term at UMWA Helm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 8, 2018 [TRIANGLE, VA.] Cecil E. Roberts has been elected by acclamation to a sixth full term as International President of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) along with his entire slate of returning and new union officers, the UMWA announced today. “I am extremely humbled by this great honor […]

UMWA’s Roberts: Janus decision accelerates corporate attack on American working families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 27, 2018 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today. “With today’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME District Council 31, the elitist billionaires who have targeted the rights of American working families got the decision they bought and paid for. They […]

GAO report on Black Lung Benefits Program shows that coal industry contributions must be maintained at current levels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 4, 2018 [TRIANGLE, VA] A report released today by the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows that the Black Lung Benefits Program is more than $4 billion dollars in debt, and a 55 percent reduction scheduled at the end of 2018 in the production tax paid by coal companies will […]

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