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UMWA Secures Jobs for Grande Cache Miners

UMWA Members and residents of Grande Cache, Alberta, Canada are starting to see a light at the end of a long three-year tunnel. The Grande Cache Mine closed its doors two days before Christmas in 2015, throwing hundreds of miners out of work and devastating the community. The mine was recently sold to CTS Global, […]

Ohio Pension Rally – July 12-13, 2018

The retirement security of millions of active and retired workers is threatened through no fault of their own. This issue not only affects millions of working families but will devastate America’s economy and it must be fixed! On July 13, 2018 the Joint Select Committee on Multi-Employer pensions met in Columbus, Ohio to discuss a […]

Pension Rally Continues

Source: 2 News WDTN

Thousands gather at Statehouse for rally to save pensions

Source: The Columbus Dispatch The passion from the crowd of thousands who traveled from all over the country was palpable as union workers descended on the Statehouse Thursday to call on their elected representatives — both in Columbus and Washington — to save their dwindling pension funds. The massive crowd gathered for a rally ahead […]

Big crowd expected Thursday for Statehouse rally before pension hearing

Source: The Columbus Dispatch WASHINGTON — Denny Pickens spent more than 43 years working in coal mines in anticipation of the prize at the finish line: the pension he’d spent four decades working for. Now, with that pension in danger, the 66–year–old from Wheeling, West Virginia, will head to Columbus on Thursday with a singular […]

Columbus, Ohio Rally Update

President Roberts talks about the importance of making our presence known during the Joint Select Committee hearing in Columbus, Ohio on July 12, 2018. Reach out to your closest UMWA office to get on a bus to attend the Pension Rally! The rally will begin at 11:00 a.m. on July 12, 2018. We need to […]

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