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National Vietnam War Veterans Day 2019

March 29th was marked by Congress in 2017 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts…

Westmoreland Bankruptcy - Everyone is at Risk

The bankruptcy at Westmoreland Coal does not just affect coal miners...   Everyone is at risk.   Call Congress today…

A Matter of Life or Death - Westmoreland Bankruptcy

Westmoreland Coal miners worked a lifetime for a secure retirement. Now, because of bad bankruptcy laws, that are stacked against…

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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.

Keep The Promise

Call 202-224-3121. Tell your member of Congress to “Keep The Promise” to these retirees. They earned it.

A message from AFA-CWA International President about the Miners Protection Act

AFA-CWA International President, Sara Nelson, delivers a moving message about the need to pass the Miners Protection Act.

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