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UMWA’s President Roberts to speak in Grundy on 30th anniversary of Pittston strike

Source: Dickson Star April 10, 2019 “Solidarity: The 30th Anniversary of the Pittston Coal Strike” will be the topic of Buchanan County Public Library’s Local History Wednesday Workshop, April 17, 2019 at 2 p.m. Cecil Roberts, the current president of the United Mine Workers of America, will look back on the Pittston Coal Strike that […]

The Passing of Brother Maynard Daniel

It is with great sadness to relay to you the passing of former District 17 Secretary-Treasurer Maynard Daniel.  His wife Lois Jean Daniel was the former secretary for District 30. Brother Daniel was born February 4, 1932. He passed away at the age of 87 on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The family will be holding […]

Workers Describe Fear of Losing Pensions as Lawmakers Tackle Multi-Employer Plan Problems

Source: Workday Minnesota  April 10, 2019 ILLINOIS For 33 years on Chicago’s South Side, Blue Island resident James Morgan helped bake Wonder Bread. “When you’re in an industrial bakery, the work is difficult and demanding,” he says. And he did every job there was in that Wonder Bread plant, from slicing and wrapping to shoveling […]

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Roberts promises miners they will win the pension fight in Congress

Source: WV Metro News April 03, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The fight is continuing for active and retired coal miners in West Virginia and across the country for their pensions. Cecil Roberts, United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President, was in Charleston Wednesday updating hundreds of members of UMWA District 17 on the battle […]

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