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Union Plus: Get home sooner with low down payment options

  Thinking of buying a home? Don’t let down payment or credit challenges discourage you. Wells Fargo has mortgage options that may help. A Wells Fargo Home Mortgage consultant can help determine what options and union benefits may be available for you. Learn More!   Disclaimer: Union Plus ® is a registered trademark of Union […]

UMWA Letter of Support for Acting Secretary Su as Secretary of Labor

UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts wrote a letter of support for Acting Secretary Su in favor of her nomination as Secretary of  Labor. “The resignation of former Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh has left a huge void in our nation’s ability to protect and uplift workers on the job at a critical time. Workplace […]

A new twist of the knife from Warrior Met Coal

Source: The Valley Labor Report The Warrior Met Coal strike has been one of the biggest labor stories in Alabama since the miners first walked out on April 1, 2021. The strike came to a fitful end in mid-February, but negotiations between the company and the workers, who are represented by the United Mine Workers of America, have […]

Brother Charles Byrd Receives His 80-year Pin With the UMWA

On Thursday, March 30, 2023, Brother Charles Bird, from Clay County, West Virginia, was presented with his 80-year pin from UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts. Brother Bird started working in the mines when he was only 18 years old, starting in 1943. “I don’t understand why these young miners don’t join the Union and […]

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