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UMWA members ratify new agreement at Murray Energy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 12, 2016 [TRIANGLE, VA.] Members of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) today voted to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement at six Murray Energy mines in northern West Virginia and Ohio as well as support facilities and idled operations, with 60.3 percent voting in favor of the contract. “This […]

UMWA to hold contract explanation meetings next week, ratification vote to be Aug. 12

[TRIANGLE, VA.] UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts will lead contract explanation meetings next week at several locations in West Virginia and Ohio to explain a new tentative agreement with the Bituminous Coal Operators Association (BCOA) to the UMWA membership and their spouses. The schedule and locations of the meetings is as follows: Tuesday, Aug. […]

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