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UMWA strongly supports Freedom to Vote Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 19, 2021   UMWA strongly supports Freedom to Vote Act   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers…

Union Leader Cecil Roberts, Says Eliminating Fossil Fuels Is a Deal-Breaker

Source: Newsweek October 14, 2021   Cecil Roberts, president of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), told Newsweek on Wednesday…

UMWA members overwhelmingly ratify contract at Peabody’s Shoal Creek mine in Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 27, 2021   UMWA members overwhelmingly ratify contract at Peabody’s Shoal Creek mine in Alabama  …

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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 […]

Retired miners to rally in Lexington, KY

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Keep The Promise – John Leach

John Leach worked underground in a Kentucky coal mine for 23 years to have health care for his family. Congress needs to Keep America’s Promise to his family who desperately need the health insurance John earned. Tell your Senators and member of Congress to support the Miners’ Protection Act, S. 1714 and H.R. 2403.  

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