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UMWA strongly supports Freedom to Vote Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 19, 2021   UMWA strongly supports Freedom to Vote Act   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers…

Union Leader Cecil Roberts, Says Eliminating Fossil Fuels Is a Deal-Breaker

Source: Newsweek October 14, 2021   Cecil Roberts, president of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), told Newsweek on Wednesday…

UMWA members overwhelmingly ratify contract at Peabody’s Shoal Creek mine in Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 27, 2021   UMWA members overwhelmingly ratify contract at Peabody’s Shoal Creek mine in Alabama  …

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UMWA strongly supports Freedom to Vote Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 19, 2021   UMWA strongly supports Freedom to Vote Act   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “It is critical for the future of our democracy that Congress pass the Freedom to Vote Act as soon as possible. Even […]

Union Leader Cecil Roberts, Says Eliminating Fossil Fuels Is a Deal-Breaker

Source: Newsweek October 14, 2021   Cecil Roberts, president of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), told Newsweek on Wednesday that he could not support President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation plan with its current goal of achieving 80 percent carbon-free electricity by 2030 and 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2035. Part of the plan, […]

October 13, 2021 – Warrior Met Coal Solidarity Rally

Thank you to everyone who came out to this week’s UMWA Solidarity Rally. We loved seeing all of the Halloween costumes and being able to stand together in #Solidarity against Warrior Met Coal! #OneDayLonger   REMINDER: Next week’s rally (October 20, 2021) is being held at the Brookwood Ballpark at 6:00 P.M. Call the District […]

Battle of Blair Mountain 100 Years Later

2021 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Blair Mountain, one of the most significant labor actions in American history. We—museums, descendants of the RedNeck Army, labor activists, musicians, teachers, history buffs, and more—gathered in early September to host and attend a slate of events across Central Appalachia, and online. Collectively, these programs brought […]

UMWA – Going on seven month of striking and not back down!

UMWA miners on strike at Warrior Met Coal are going on their 7th month of striking, and the fight will continue until these miners get the contract that they deserve! This week at Tannehill State Park, UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts reminds the crowd what all of this is for and repeats that we […]

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