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Alabama’s Coal Miners Are Striking for Their Lives

Source: The Nation June 11, 2021 Alabama is a beautiful place filled with contradictions and complexities, but there are a…

UMWA President Roberts Thanks Supporters for Donating to the Warrior Met Strike Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 10, 2021   UMWA President Roberts Thanks Supporters for Donating to the Warrior Met Strike Fund…

Krystal Ball Breaking Points - Warrior Met Strike

Source: Breaking Point June 8, 2021   Krystal Ball discusses one of her "Breaking Points", discussing the struggles miners are…

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U.S. Senator Capito in speaks in support of Miners’ Protection Act

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WVa.) spoke during the June 21st floor proceedings about the importance of the Miners’ Protection Act, S.1714. Thank you for your support Senator Capito! Go to umwa.org to learn more about what you can do to pressure Congress to pass this critical legislation, which has life or death implications for […]

It’s About the Work

UMWA members are proud of who we are and what we do. Whether miners, correctional officers, health care workers, manufacturers or county employees, we’re working families, just like yours. Learn more about the different industries the union represents.

The Promise of 1946

John L. Lewis and Secretary of the Interior Julius Krug sign the historic Krug-Lewis Agreement in the White House that ended the 1946 UMWA strike and created the UMWA Health and Welfare Funds. President Harry S. Truman (seated to the left of Krug) ensured the U.S. Government was the guarantor of the Agreement. To the […]

Congress must not forsake coal miners

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