Health Care Countdown Continues

Health care cut-off notices mailed to 22,600 retired coal miners, widows as Congress fails to act to fulfill America’s promise to them

UMWA stops CONSOL health care switch

The UMWA on March 17 won an injunction stopping CONSOL Energy from unilaterally terminating negotiated health care benefits and forcing thousands of CONSOL retirees to buy temporary insurance. Click here to read more.

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NBCWA Panel Rights

Learn more about panel and recall rights for United Mine Workers of America members employed at The Ohio Valley Coal Company (TOVCC) and The Ohio Valley Transloading Company (TOVTC) under the terms of the 2016 National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreement (NBCWA).

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Keep the Promise

Congress needs to Keep America’s Promise to the family who desperately need the health insurance that they earned. Tell your Senators and member of Congress to support the Miners’ Protection Act. The fight continues to keep cradle to grave insurance for our miners!

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RT @RepMcKinley: Met with members of @MineWorkers today. We must protect their hard earned health benefits! #miners #coal #wv https://t.co/

twitter.com/mineworkers 8 hours ago

@2018LookOut Not a political issue. Not a coal issue. A human issue.

twitter.com/mineworkers 8 hours ago

"Deborah Lentz of Jasper worked for 35 years in Jim Walter Mine No. 7 before she retired at the end of 2014. But this week, she's in Washington, D.C., with retirees from five other states, lobbying lawmakers to pass the Miners Protection Act."

FB.com/UMWAunion 2 days ago

Consol tried to terminate retiree health care benefits and force retirees to take temporary, substandard benefits. The UMWA said no.

FB.com/UMWAunion 5 days ago

RT @RepMcKinley: Met with members of @MineWorkers today. We must protect their hard earned health benefits! #miners #coal #wv https://t.co/

twitter.com/mineworkers 8 hours ago

@2018LookOut Not a political issue. Not a coal issue. A human issue.

twitter.com/mineworkers 8 hours ago

We got to speak with some of the incredible members of L.U. 425, Carmeuse Lime and Stone today! #unionproud #UMWA

instagram.com/umwaunion 15 days ago

UMWA retiree Eddie Embry of Beaver Dam, Ky., appeared on "The Messy Truth" program on 3/8/17 and discussed the Miners Protection Act

youtube.com/user/UMWAunion 14 days ago

Retired miners tell what will happen to their families and communities if Congress doesn’t Keep the Promise!

youtube.com/user/UMWAunion 19 days ago