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UMWA encouraged by Senators’ letter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 22, 2016 [TRIANGLE, VA] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “I am very encouraged and appreciative of the letter released today [click here for text of the letter] by 22 Senators to Congressional leadership, urging passage of the Miners Protection Act […]

President Roberts thanks Veterans for protecting Americans’ rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 12, 2016 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: ”On this Veterans Day, it is important to remember that our basic rights as Americans are not guaranteed because simply someone wrote them down; they are guaranteed because people put on […]

President Roberts’ statement on results of Nov. 8 election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 9, 2016 [TRIANGLE, VA]  United Mine Workers of America International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The people have spoken. Millions are happy with the results, millions are not. But they have all had the opportunity to make their voices heard. “Working families in our nation’s coalfields are […]

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