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A Thank You From Cecil Roberts - Updates on the Current Pension Fight

I want to thank all of those who attended the District Conferences we held in June. At each of the…

Levi Allen sworn in as UMWA International Secretary-Treasurer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 5, 2017 [TRIANGLE, VA.]  Levi D. Allen was sworn in today as the United Mine Workers…

Public Meeting in Morgantown, West Va. on June 29, 2017

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine invites coal mine workers, mine operators, and others to provide their comments…

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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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