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Union Plus: Scholarships for Members and Their Children

SOURCE: Union Plus Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $5 million to students of working…

Alabama coalminers on strike for 10 months vow not to be ‘starved out’

SOURCE: The Guardian January 25, 2022 Alabama coal miners on strike for 10 months vow not to be ‘starved out’…

Scott, Adams Introduce Bill to Protect Future Benefits, Health Care for Miners with Black Lung Disease

WASHINGTON – Today, Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03) and Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Chairwoman Alma Adams (NC-12), introduced the Black…

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Union Plus: Scholarships for Members and Their Children

SOURCE: Union Plus Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $5 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education. More than 3,400 families have benefited from our commitment to higher education. How the Union Plus Scholarship Program works Eligibility Current and retired members of […]

Alabama coalminers on strike for 10 months vow not to be ‘starved out’

SOURCE: The Guardian January 25, 2022 Alabama coal miners on strike for 10 months vow not to be ‘starved out’ About 1,100 coalminers in Alabama have entered 2022 still on strike, more than 10 months since they walked out back in April last year, making it the longest strike in the US since the Covid-19 […]

Scott, Adams Introduce Bill to Protect Future Benefits, Health Care for Miners with Black Lung Disease

WASHINGTON – Today, Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03) and Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Chairwoman Alma Adams (NC-12), introduced the Black Lung Benefits Disability Trust Fund Solvency Act of 2022 (H.R. 6462).  This legislation would extend the black lung excise tax rate, which expired at the end of last year, to fund future benefits and health […]

Congress Must Act Now to Pass the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 21, 2021   Congress Must Act Now to Pass the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The right to vote is essential to ensure a strong democracy within the United States, […]

Union Plus: Now is the perfect time to save on that crown or root canal!

Source: Union Plus It’s a new year and time to get that expensive dental work done. Save 20% to 50% on routine and major dental work with the Union Plus Dental Discount Plan. Plans start at just $7.95/month or $79.00/year.*   Save on: Root canals, crowns, extractions Bridges, dentures Annual exams, cleanings. fillings, X-rays   […]

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