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UMWA retirees, spouses hit Capitol Hill to lobby for Miners Protection Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 14, 2017 UMWA retirees, spouses hit Capitol Hill to lobby for Miners Protection Act [WASHINGTON, DC] …

The Membership Always Meets the Challenge

UMWA Members accompanied by elected officials and staff from across the coalfields arrived in Washington, DC to lobby on behalf…

President Roberts updates the membership as we enter into 2017

President Roberts updates the membership as we enter into 2017

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Members Take to the Hill to lobby for Pensions and Retiree Health Care

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. For more information and a video about Lobby Day, click below.

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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. For more information and a video about Lobby Day, click below.

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Standing Up for Our Jobs

The UMWA has led the fight against a series of regulations coming from Washington that threaten jobs in the coal industry and other industries that depend on coal. 7,000 members rallied and marched through the streets of Pittsburgh to protest Environmental Protection Agency rules, then we took our message to the doorstep of the EPA itself in Washington. For more information about the EPA rallies, click below.

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The UMWA has led the fight against a series of regulations coming from Washington that threaten jobs in the coal industry and other industries that depend on coal. 7,000 members rallied and marched through the streets of Pittsburgh to protest Environmental Protection Agency rules, then we took our message to the doorstep of the EPA itself in Washington. For more information about the EPA rallies, click below.

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