UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts offers a candid assessment of “perhaps the worst year in the history of our country” and its impact on our union and our members.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 21, 2020 UMWA able to further protect retiree health care in 2021 omnibus [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The COVID relief package that a bipartisan group of Senators – including the UMWA’s friends Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Mark […]
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette December 16, 2020 Last week, a mysterious new outfit took over the 40-year-old Cumberland Mine in Greene County. Few people, including those among the coal mine’s 700-person workforce, know the provenance of their new employer. The name of the company, Iron Senergy Holding LLC, is ringing no bells. It was just formed. […]
Source: Union Plus Whether you want to stay indoors or venture outside, let’s have a blast this winter! We’ve rounded up a list of winter activities the whole family can enjoy at home. Have a taste of winter There’s nothing like a cup of hot cocoa or cider after a snowball fight. Keep your family […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 7, 2020 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “It is critical that Congress act without delay to pass a COVID relief package that will provide additional unemployment benefits, an additional bar on evictions, aid to state and local […]
December 6, 2020 will mark the 58th anniversary of the tragic disaster that claimed 37 lives at the Robena No. 3 Mine, Frosty Run Shaft, United States Steel Corporation, Frick District Coal Division, Greene County, Carmichaels, Pa. The importance of this event to these miners families and the UMWA has not gone unnoticed, unfortunately, this […]