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Miners Who Died in Robena Explosion Remembered

Source: Herald-Standard December 7, 2023 On Dec. 6, 1962, workers headed to the mine Robena No. 3 traveled there in bad, snowy weather. “Little did they know their peril didn’t lie in their journey there but what would take place that fateful day,” said Ed Yankovich Jr., a member of United Mine Workers of American […]

Associate Membership Spotlight

Evelyn Marrow   Evelyn Marrow, a devoted advocate and vibrant Associate Member of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), calls the idyllic state of Colorado her home. While she may not have toiled in the mines herself, Evelyn’s unwavering support for the UMWA stems from a deep connection to the union through her husband, […]

Congressman Perry’s Latest Attack on Coal Miners Could Prove Deadly

Source: PennLive Black lung disease in coal miners has spiked in recent years, and we know that silica dust is to blame. Thanks to the leadership of people like Sen. Bob Casey and President Joe Biden, disabled miners with black lung will continue to receive their health benefits and current miners will soon be protected […]

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