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Message from President Roberts on Murray Energy’s bankruptcy

Murray Energy filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in Cincinnati, Ohio on October 29, 2019. UMWA members have unfortunately had all too much practice dealing with bankruptcies in the coal industry the past several years, yet we will never stop fighting to get the best possible result through this process. This fight is about justice for our […]

Message from President Roberts with an update on our Pension Legislation

President Roberts gives an update on the current pension legislation that will secure the hard-earned pensions our nation’s miners deserve. Call Congress TODAY and let them know they need to ACT NOW to preserve miner’s pensions. Pass the Miners Pension Protection Act! Congressional Switchboard: 202-224-3121

Full Committee Hearing and Vote on Pension and Health Care Legislation

The House Committee on Natural Resources are meeting today, October 23, 2019 to mark-up and vote on H.R. 934 and 935. These bills will help secure the pensions and health care of our of our Nation’s miners.

Willard Dingus – Moss 3 Takeover

Local Union 1259 Member, Willard Dingus, looks back at the takeover of the Moss 3 Preparation Plant during the UMWA 1989 Strike against the Pittson Coal Company.

Stolen Pensions | Coal Miners | AFL-CIO Video

In 1946, Congress made a promise to coal miners that we would take care of them after a lifetime of dangerous work. Today, the Mine Workers (UMWA) pension plan is at serious risk following the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent coal company bankruptcies. With the support of the UMWA and allies, Congress is considering the […]

Pension Fight – Jay Kolenc

Coal miners earned their pensions. Congress is their last hope. ACT NOW! Call your member of congress at (202) 224-3121. #PassMPPA

Pension Fight – Deborah Lentz

Coal miners earned their pensions. Congress is their last hope. ACT NOW! Call your member of congress at (202) 224-3121. #PassMPPA

Pension Fight – David Hadley

Coal miners earned their pensions. Congress is their last hope. ACT NOW! Call your member of congress at (202) 224-3121. #PassMPPA

Pension Fight – Dale Fischer

Coal miners earned their pensions. Congress is their last hope. ACT NOW! Call your member of congress at (202) 224-3121. #PassMPPA

Pension Fight – Alana Green

Coal miners earned their pensions. Congress is their last hope. ACT NOW! Call your member of congress at (202) 224-3121. #PassMPPA

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