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Union Plus: Hotels

Source: Union Plus May 28, 2021 Save up to 60% on your favorite hotels Are you planning a trip? Union families get the best discounts and a hassle-free booking experience when you book your next hotel stay. Save at global hotel brands Whether you’re planning a “staycation” or a once-in-a-lifetime “bucket list” trip, your Union […]

Nearly a dozen striking Alabama coal miners arrested at protest

Source: May 26, 2021 Photo by: Haeden Wright   Nearly a dozen miners who’ve been striking an Alabama coal company for about two months were arrested during a protest outside a mine in Tuscaloosa County, a union said. The United Mine Workers of America said 11 members were charged with trespassing at a Warrior […]

Are You Next? – Warrior Met Strike

  Join us this Wednesday at 6:00 pm at Tannehill State Park as we rally to support these miners and their families. The miners are fighting for you. Will you be there for them?

‘Alabama Strike Fest’ Planned to Help Striking Coal Miners

Source: Rolling Stone May 19, 2021   More than 1,000 coal miners at Warrior Met Coal in Brookwood, Alabama have been on strike since April 1st. Their venture capital-backed employers seem determined to starve them out, so local supporters have organized a benefit concert to boost the miners’ strike fund and support their ongoing fight […]

Union Plus: Hearing Insurance

Source: Union Plus Reduce hearing costs by over 40% The Union Plus Hearing Care program is free for union members and their families (parents, too)! Get a free hearing exam and reduce your costs by over 40% at hearing providers near you. *Call 877-839-8117 to speak to a Union Plus Hearing Care specialist. Limited Time […]

Remington reopens Herkimer County gun factory

Source: NNY360 May 11, 2021 ILION — The Remington Arms factory in the Herkimer County village of Ilion has reopened, eight months after its previous owner closed the plant and laid off more than 700 workers. Richmond Italia, managing partner for RemArms owner Roundhill Group LLC, said in an email that the company has called […]

Coal Culture: How the Industry Formed a Culture and Where Its Future Is Headed

Source: Life & Times   Coal Culture: How the Industry Formed a Culture and Where Its Future Is Headed Coal has been used for heat since the time of the caveman, and for centuries, its power has fueled the United States. But as we toured the coalfields of America’s northeast, we found that the industry […]

Support UMWA Miners on strike at Warrior Met

As you are aware, hundreds of our UMWA Brothers and Sisters are currently engaged in an Unfair Labor Practice Strike against Warrior Met Coal in Alabama. We have established a Strike Aid Fund to accept donations that will be used to help our Brothers and Sisters in their time of need. The UMWA International the […]

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