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

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Labor Federation Backs Legislation to Honor Obligations to America’s Miners

Bipartisan Fix for Pension and Health Funds Covering 120,000 Workers and Families Will Avoid Costly Bailout by Taxpayer-Backed U.S. Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. and Bring Badly Needed Economic Assistance to Hard-Hit Mining Communities SAN DIEGO – The Executive Council of the AFL-CIO, America’s largest labor federation, at its winter meeting gave strong backing today to […]

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 […]

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