Source: Bloomberg Equality July 30, 2021 Coal miners from states including Alabama and West Virginia picketed outside BlackRock Inc.’s New York headquarters Wednesday in a bid to get the world’s largest asset manager to pressure Warrior Met Coal Inc. for better wages and employee benefits. About 120 miners and supporters descended on BlackRock’s offices in […]
Source: ucommblog July 30, 2021 Miners from Alabama rallied outside BlackRock in Manhattan calling for an end to the months long strike Since April 1, miners at the Warrior Met Mines in Alabama have been on strike. The workers say they walked out after management refused to reach a fair contract that reduced the long […]
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Source: Coalzoom.com July 27, 2021 More than 1,000 members of the United Mine Workers of America are planning to once again carry their ongoing strike against Alabama’s Warrior Met Coal to New York City. Members are planning to picket the Manhattan offices of BlackRock, an investment management corporation that is the world’s largest asset manager, […]
Source: CBC News Yogi Muise, a longtime member of Cape Breton’s Men of the Deeps, has died. He performed with the choir of former coal miners for over 50 years. Muise, who was 85, is being remembered for his love of music as well as being a big, gentle man who loved to listen to people’s […]
Thank you to everyone who came out this week in support of our Brothers and Sisters on strike at Warrior Met Coal. #WarriorMetsWrong and we need to stand together to get the contract our miners deserve! On July 28, 2021, join the UMWA in New York City as we picket outside of Warrior Mets biggest […]
FIGHTING FOR FAMILIES. FIGHTING FOR COMMUNITIES. FIGHTING FOR DIGNITY. FIGHT FOR WHAT THEY DESERVE. Join the United Mine Workers of America, August 4, 2021 at Brookwood Ballpark to stand up to injustice! Warrior Met Strike Solidarity Rally Date: August 4, 2021 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: Brookwood Ballpark, 15689 Hwy 216, Brookwood, AL […]
On April 1, 2021 the UMWA International Executive Board announced unanimous support for the unfair labor practice strike against Warrior Met Coal. Negotiations between the UMWA and Warrior Met Coal have been going on since January 2021. After going on an unfair labor practice strike in April 21, 2021, the UMWA held its first of […]
Go to UMWA.org for more information about the August 4, 2021 rally in Brookwood, AL. The fight continues!
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Source: Tuscaloosa Thread July 12, 2021 Picture this: you’re driving in the Alabama heat with your two-month-old child. It’s late; you’re tired, and you’re ready to get back home when you have the sinking realization that you car is about to run out of gas. Local resident Lacy Brown found herself in this exact situation. […]
Source: In These Times.com July 9, 2021 Hundreds of UMWA miners remain on the picket line at the Warrior Met Coal mine. BROOKWOOD, ALA. — “You ain’t working tonight!” That was one of the picket line chants heard June 15 as several hundred members of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) and their allies attempted to block strikebreakers […]
The wife of a striking miner was hit while peacefully and legally walking a picket line at Warrior Met Coal here yesterday in other instance of company-inspired violence as Warrior Met attempts to intimidate strikers to return to work.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 9, 2021 More company violence on the Warrior Met picket line [BROOKWOOD, AL.] The wife of a striking miner was hit while peacefully and legally walking a picket line at Warrior Met Coal here yesterday in other instance of company-inspired violence as Warrior Met attempts to intimidate strikers to […]
12th Warrior Met Solidarity Rally, we’re fighting one day longer! Come out next Wednesday, July 14th at 6:00 pm to show your support! #UnitedWeStand #MinersSavedWarriorMet #Solidarity
Come out and show your support for our Warrior Met Brothers and Sisters on strike! Next Wednesday, July 7th at 6 pm, at Tannehill State Park! #UnitedWeStand #Solidarity #MinersSavedWarriorMet
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 1, 2021 UMWA marks beginning of fourth month of Warrior Met coal strike [MCCALLA, AL.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) marked the beginning of the fourth month of its strike at Warrior Met Coal last night, with hundreds of union members, their families and supporters rallying here to express […]
June 29, 2021 The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) marked the beginning of the fourth month of its strike at Warrior Met Coal last night.