The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine invites coal mine workers, mine operators, and others to provide their comments on using continuous personal dust monitors (CPDMs) in underground mines. Persons can provide input at an information-gathering meeting on Thursday, June 29 in Morgantown, W. Va. The ongoing study is assessing the effectiveness of monitoring […]
President Roberts talks about the fight to win retirees health care, and the need to preserve pensions. The International Executive Board called for a Special Convention to ensure the Union has the resources to win the pension battle and successfully bargain contracts for our Members.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2017 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The entire UMWA family is mourning the loss of our brother miner, Marius Shepherd, 33, a member of UMWA Local Union 2133, who was killed at the Seneca Coal Resources Oak […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 15, 2017 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The entire UMWA family mourns the loss of our Brother, Rodney Osborne, who was killed at the Gateway Eagle mine in Boone County, W. Va., yesterday. Our hearts and prayers are […]
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On May 4, 2017, Congress voted for a government funding bill preserving health care for 22,600 miners, dependents and widows. They did not, however, pass the pension language. The Miners Pension Protection Act as been introduced in both houses of Congress as S.1105 and H.R.2713. Contact your Senators and Representatives and tell them to support […]