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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 supports letting voters decide about attacks on workers, families in West Virginia

[CHARLESTON, W. VA.]  United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The wholesale attack on workers, their families and their communities that is playing out in the State Capitol has gone on long enough. It’s time for the out-of-state puppeteers who are driving this assault on West […]

UMWA, Peabody reach agreement to secure 2016 funding for Patriot retirees’ health care

[TRIANGLE, VA] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) and Peabody Energy announced today that they have reached an agreement that will provide for a payment by Peabody of up to $75 million over the next 10 months to help provide health care benefits for retirees affected by the Patriot Coal bankruptcy of 2012-13. Peabody […]

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