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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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Keep the Promise

Tell your Senators and member of Congress to support the Miners’ Protection Act, S. 1714 and H.R. 2403. This legislation means life and death to tens of thousands of coal miners, their spouses and dependents. It’s time for Congress needs to Keep America’s Promise!

Grievance Procedure Training – Navajo Nation Members

This video explains the grievance process for newly organized UMWA members on the Navajo Nation. Please contact Region 4 with any additional questions, region4@umwa.org or 719-846-2403.

U.S. Senators Speaking in Support of the Miners’ Protection Act

U.S. Senators speaking out on the Senate floor about the Miners’ Protection Act, S. 1714. Thank you for your support Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Sen. Robert Casey (D-PA), Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), and Sen. Paul Wyden (D-OR)! Contact your Senator and tell them to support the bill! Click here to view […]

President Roberts Testifying at U.S. Senate Hearing

UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance on March 1, 2016. He spoke about the importance of passing the Miners’ Protection Act, S. 1714. Call your Senators and tell them to protect miners’ pension and retirement health care benefits! Click here to view members of Congress speaking in […]

UMWA Members Lobby Their Members of Congress

On March 16, 2016, more than 40 UMWA members and staff blanketed Capitol Hill to lobby their members of Congress and Senators to support S. 1714, the Miners Protection Act; and H.R. 2403, the Coal Healthcare and Pension Protection Act. Joined by President Roberts and Secretary-Treasurer Kane, the members held 31 meetings in congressional offices, […]

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