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Preserving our Pensions

President Roberts talks about the fight to win retirees health care, and the need to preserve pensions. The International Executive…

President Cecil Roberts testifies at the Senate Finance Committee

On May 4, 2017, Congress voted for a government funding bill preserving health care for 22,600 miners, dependents and widows.…

Message from Cecil Roberts

Cecil Roberts speaks about the passing of legislation that saved 22,600 retirees and their dependents from losing their health care…

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Preserving our Pensions

President Roberts talks about the fight to win retirees health care, and the need to preserve pensions. The International Executive Board called for a Special Convention to ensure the Union has the resources to win the pension battle and successfully bargain contracts for our Members.

President Cecil Roberts testifies at the Senate Finance Committee

On May 4, 2017, Congress voted for a government funding bill preserving health care for 22,600 miners, dependents and widows. They did not, however, pass the pension language. The Miners Pension Protection Act as been introduced in both houses of Congress as S.1105 and H.R.2713. Contact your Senators and Representatives and tell them to support […]

Message from Cecil Roberts

Cecil Roberts speaks about the passing of legislation that saved 22,600 retirees and their dependents from losing their health care benefits and the UMWA’s continued fight for pension benefits.

Consol Rally May 17, 2017

The UMWA, along with several of its supporters, marched to Consol’s Headquarters on May 17, 2017 to fight for the healthcare and retirement benefits their retirees have earned!

April 26, 2017 Press Conference

U.S. Senators Joe Manchin III (D-WV), Shelly Moore Capito (R-WV), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Representatives David McKinley (R-WV), Mike Doyle (D-PA), Mike Bost (R-IL) and UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts spoke on Capitol Hill April 26, 2017 to speak with the press about their efforts to pass the Miners Protection Act.

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