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UMWA, Murray Energy reach tentative collective bargaining agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 2, 2020 [Triangle, Va.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) today announced that it has…

2020 Murray Contract Explanation

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the UMWA’s offices are operating on an essential staff-only basis. We have key staff available…

UMWA mourns BCTGM President David Durkee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 31, 2020 [TRIANGLE, VA.] ​United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the…

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UMWA, Murray Energy reach tentative collective bargaining agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 2, 2020 [Triangle, Va.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement on a new contract with the bankrupt Murray Energy. If ratified, the anticipated new owners of the company have agreed to recognize the terms and conditions of the tentative agreement. “This […]

2020 Murray Contract Explanation

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the UMWA’s offices are operating on an essential staff-only basis. We have key staff available to answer questions via e-mail or phone. E-mail the UMWA at Murrayquestions@umwa.org or fill out the contact form below. We will get back to you as soon as possible.  

UMWA mourns BCTGM President David Durkee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 31, 2020 [TRIANGLE, VA.] ​United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today, mourning the passing of BCTGM International Union President David B. Durkee: “David Durkee was one of my heroes in the labor movement. He fought like a lion on behalf of his members, […]

Union Plus Layoff Assistance

Source: Union Plus   Layoff Assistance Helping Union Members When They’re Laid Off   Job Loss Grant After three (3) months as a cardholder, you may be eligible for a $300 Job Loss Grant Learn more and complete an online application here.   Strike Grant After three (3) months as a cardholder, you may be eligible […]

UMWA Wants More Coronavirus Protections for Coal Miners

Source: Ohio Valley Resource March 27, 2020   The United Mine Workers of America is asking federal regulators to set uniform, enforceable guidelines to help protect coal miners from contracting COVID-19. In a letter dated Tuesday, March 24, UMWA President Cecil Roberts wrote to the Mine Safety and Health Administration requesting the agency issue a “safeguard” or […]

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