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The Membership Always Meets the Challenge

UMWA Members accompanied by elected officials and staff from across the coalfields arrived in Washington, DC to lobby on behalf of the Bill. These Members spent long days on Capitol Hill talking with Senators and House members, filling the galleries of both chambers to listen to hours of debate that would determine the fate of […]

Miners Protection Act reintroduced in both houses of Congress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 17, 2017 No time to waste to protect health care and pension benefits for retired miners, widows    [TRIANGLE, VA.]  United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “With today’s introduction of the Miners Protection Act (MPA) by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Sen. Shelley […]

President Roberts updates the membership as we enter into 2017

President Roberts updates the membership as we enter into 2017

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