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UMWA Comments on Guilty Plea from Mine Company’s Ex-Safety Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 6, 2023 UMWA Comments on Guilty Plea from Mine Company’s Ex-Safety Director   [TRIANGLE, VA] Commenting…

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Why Miners Need the Black Lung Benefits Improvement Act More Than Ever

SOURCE: DATE: 11/18/2022 The Inflation Reduction Act secured a permanent extension of funding for the Black Lung Disability Trust…

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Supreme Court puts Clean Power Plan on hold

  The U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay of implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) on February 9, 2016. “We are pleased that the Supreme Court stayed the implementation of this misguided rule,” stated President Roberts.  “While some may wonder why the Court took this unprecedented action, I would suggest they […]

UMWA on the March in Waynesburg, PA!

President Roberts, along with thousands of UMWA members and supporters, begin the march from the Waynesburg Airport to the Greene County Fairgrounds for the April 1 Solidarity Rally. April 1 has great significance for the United Mine Workers of America. It is a day that represents the Union’s triumph over countless struggles throughout its history. […]

UMWA COMPAC announces West Virginia Primary endorsements

[CHARLESTON, W. Va.] The United Mine Workers of America National and State Coal Miner’s Political Action Committee (COMPAC) Councils today announced endorsements in federal and state races for West Virginia’s May 10 primary election. “These candidates have demonstrated they will fight for UMWA members and their families,” UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts said. “Coal […]

Mine Workers President Vows Support for Bakery Workers’ Struggle with Nabisco

[Triangle, VA] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts said today that the union fully supports the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) in its boycott of Mexican-made Nabisco products. Nabisco recently announced that it is moving more than 600 American jobs in Chicago to a production […]

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