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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…

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…

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,…

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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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