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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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L.U. 105 Members caring for others

Tammy Ramsey and Diedra Mays are two of more than 70 members of UMWA Local Union 105 in District 17 who work at Parkview Nursing Home. The 120-bed facility located in Pikeville, KY provides area patients with both short-term rehabilitation and long-term nursing care, including end-of-life services. The Union has been the bargaining agent at […]

UMWA Correction Officers attend Training

Members of seven UMWA correction officers local unions participated in classroom and range training on May 26, in Ridgeway, Pa. The morning session began with opening remarks by President Roberts and Secretary-Treasurer Kane. “Many times we miss the significant roles that Corrections and Police Officers play in our daily lives,” stated President Roberts. “They are […]

Miners Protection Act Stuck in Finance Committee

 Allies Push for a Vote The Miners’ Protection Act (S. 1714), the bill to preserve UMWA retirees’ pensions and health care, has been stuck in the Senate Finance Committee since President Roberts’ March 1, 2016 testimony in favor of the bill. This despite repeated expressions of support from Democrats and Republicans on the committee. Committee […]

UMWA Coal Miners Rally in Lexington for Pension and Health Care

Over 5,000 UMWA members and supporters rallied in Lexington, Ky., on June 14, in support of passing the Miners’ Protection Act, S. 1714. Due to numerous bankruptcies in the coal industry, the lifetime retirement security promised to retired coal miners by President Harry Truman in 1946 is threatened. Join us in Washington, DC to pressure Congress […]

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