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UMWA OUTRAGED AT COAL COMPANY’S WILLFUL VIOLATION OF HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS

[TRIANGLE, VA] Commenting on Black Diamond Coal’s guilty plea to willfully violating a mandatory federal health and safety standard, United…

UMWA Comments on Guilty Plea from Mine Company’s Ex-Safety Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 6, 2023 UMWA Comments on Guilty Plea from Mine Company’s Ex-Safety Director   [TRIANGLE, VA] Commenting…

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UMWA OUTRAGED AT COAL COMPANY’S WILLFUL VIOLATION OF HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS

[TRIANGLE, VA] Commenting on Black Diamond Coal’s guilty plea to willfully violating a mandatory federal health and safety standard, United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “I have said this before and it is outrageous that I am having to say it again: This is yet […]

2022 In Review

The United Mine Workers of America had a thriving and successful 2022, but it was also filled with a lot of struggle and hard work. We want to thank all of the members of supporters who got on the buses, attended the rallies, and walked the halls of Congress when called upon. As John L. […]

UMWA Comments on Guilty Plea from Mine Company’s Ex-Safety Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 6, 2023 UMWA Comments on Guilty Plea from Mine Company’s Ex-Safety Director   [TRIANGLE, VA] Commenting on the guilty plea from Signal Peak Energy’s former mine safety director, United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “It is the responsibility of a Mine […]

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Why Miners Need the Black Lung Benefits Improvement Act More Than Ever

SOURCE: aclc.org DATE: 11/18/2022 The Inflation Reduction Act secured a permanent extension of funding for the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund – a resource that tens of thousands of miners who worked for bankrupt, dissolved, or disappeared companies can utilize to get health insurance coverage and a small living stipend. Tens of thousands more rely […]

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