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

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

Labor Is Demanding an End to Wall Street Stock Buybacks

Source: Jacobin November 20, 2022   Stock buybacks are a major way the rich can hoard their wealth instead of…

UMWA Urges Action to Pass Black Lung Benefits Improvement Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   November 22, 2022   UMWA Urges Action to Pass Black Lung Benefits Improvement Act   [TRIANGLE,…

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UMWA supports letting voters decide about attacks on workers, families in West Virginia

[CHARLESTON, W. VA.]  United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The wholesale attack on workers, their families and their communities that is playing out in the State Capitol has gone on long enough. It’s time for the out-of-state puppeteers who are driving this assault on West […]

UMWA, Peabody reach agreement to secure 2016 funding for Patriot retirees’ health care

[TRIANGLE, VA] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) and Peabody Energy announced today that they have reached an agreement that will provide for a payment by Peabody of up to $75 million over the next 10 months to help provide health care benefits for retirees affected by the Patriot Coal bankruptcy of 2012-13. Peabody […]

125 Years of Struggle and Glory

The United Mine Workers of America: 125 Years of Struggle and Glory is a short documentary style video highlighting the union’s rich and militant history. In less than a century, the UMWA brought coal miners out from the horrible conditions of company towns and unregulated mines to some of the safest and best paid industrial […]

UMWA Intl. President Cecil E. Roberts

Introduction video of UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts for the union’s 55th Constitutional Convention in July 2015.

UMWA Intl. Secretary-Treasurer Daniel Kane

Introduction video of UMWA International Secretary-Treasurer Daniel J. Kane for the union’s 55th Constitutional Convention in July 2015.

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