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Joint Select Committee Meeting - March 13, 2018

UMWA Members from West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Virginia attended the first meeting of the Joint Select Committee on the solvency…

Levi Allen - State Wide Day of Action

International Secretary-Treasurer Levi D. Allen spoke at the Statewide Day of Action Rally in Charleston, West Virginia this weekend speaking…

Yes to NGS!

Some want to close the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) in Arizona, costing 825 utility and mining jobs. But the UMWA…

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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!

Update on S.1714, meetings for Patriot VEBA retirees

President Cecil Roberts gives an update on the progress of the Miners Protection Act and announces meetings for Patriot VEBA retirees.

U.S. Senator Capito in speaks in support of Miners’ Protection Act

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WVa.) spoke during the June 21st floor proceedings about the importance of the Miners’ Protection Act, S.1714. Thank you for your support Senator Capito! Go to to learn more about what you can do to pressure Congress to pass this critical legislation, which has life or death implications for […]

It’s About the Work

UMWA members are proud of who we are and what we do. Whether miners, correctional officers, health care workers, manufacturers or county employees, we’re working families, just like yours. Learn more about the different industries the union represents.

UMWA Coal Miners Rally in Lexington for Pension and Health Care

Over 5,000 UMWA members and supporters rallied in Lexington, Ky., on June 14, in support of passing the Miners’ Protection Act, S. 1714. Due to numerous bankruptcies in the coal industry, the lifetime retirement security promised to retired coal miners by President Harry Truman in 1946 is threatened. Join us in Washington, DC to pressure Congress […]

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