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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…

President Roberts and Other Labor Leaders Support WV Teachers

President Roberts is proud to have rallied with West Virginia school personnel last week demanding West Virginia legislators table a…

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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 […]

Keep The Promise – John Leach

John Leach worked underground in a Kentucky coal mine for 23 years to have health care for his family. Congress needs to Keep America’s Promise to his family who desperately need the health insurance John earned. Tell your Senators and member of Congress to support the Miners’ Protection Act, S. 1714 and H.R. 2403.  

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 […]

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