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The UMWA Honors Woody Williams

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 30, 2022 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today, regarding the passing of World War II hero Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams: “Woody Williams was a hero for a lot of us, and not just because he was a Medal of Honor […]

UMWA convention delegates unanimously vote to continue full support of Warrior Met strike, beef up financial resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 17, 2022   Negotiations continue, weekly rallies to resume June 22   [MCALLA, ALA.] Delegates to the United Mine Workers of America’s (UMWA) Constitutional Convention last week unanimously passed a resolution that committed all necessary resources of the UMWA “for the Union to be victorious in its struggle against Warrior Met.” […]

UMWA Applauds MSHA Initiative to Reduce Miner’s Exposure to Silica Dust

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2022   UMWA Applauds MSHA Initiative to Reduce Miner’s Exposure to Silica Dust [TRIANGLE, VA.]  United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) members yesterday at the UMWA 56th Consecutive Constitutional Convention strongly approved of the announcement of Chris Williamson, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health about the agency’s […]

UMWA Announces Affiliation with West Virginia School Service Personnel Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2022 UMWA Announces Affiliation with West Virginia School Service Personnel Association   [TRIANGLE, VA.]  The UMWA International Executive Board yesterday voted unanimously to pursue a partnership with the West Virginia School Service Personnel Association (WVSSPA). The WVSSPA membership covers active and retired workers in a variety of occupations that keep […]

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