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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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Miners Protection Act update from Cecil Roberts

President Cecil Roberts gives an update on the current status of the Miners Protection Act.

Retirees need health care!

Thousands of retirees and their dependents will be losing their health care on April 30, 2017 if Congress does not pass the Miners Protection Act. Go to our They Earned It page to read more about one of the retirees affected by this legislation. Click here for a list of the co-sponsors of S. 175, […]

President Roberts updates the membership as we enter into 2017

President Roberts updates the membership as we enter into 2017

Capito Calls for Immediate Action to Save Benefits for Coal Miners

  “Before Friday, we will move forward on a bill to fund the government. We must take action in that bill – the continuing resolution – to protect important benefits for our miners. If we don’t, we will be failing to act on behalf of thousands of American workers.”

Fighting for Retiree’s Future

The UMWA is ramping up the pressure on Congress to pass the Miners Protection Act in the next few weeks. Watch this video to see what we’ve done so far and share it with your friends and family!

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