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Bill addresses pensions, health care for miners, retirees

Source: WHSV November 6, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is co-sponsoring a bill with West Virginia's…

UMWA commends new legislation in Senate to support retired miners and widows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 6, 2019   [WASHINGTON, D.C.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts…

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Murray Energy declares bankruptcy, shifts founder Bob Murray to board chairman role

Source: WV MetroNews October 29, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Murray Energy, an economic and political powerhouse in West Virginia, has declared bankruptcy. Under a reorganization proposal, Robert Moore would become president and chief executive of the newly-formed Murray NewCo. Moore has already been executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer at the company.With the […]

UMWA statement on Murray Energy Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 29, 2019   UMWA statement on Murray Energy Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today:   “Today’s filing by Murray Energy for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization comes as no surprise. This day has been coming […]

UMWA Local Union 4994

  “ It’s all about getting young blood in here. You can’t expect a Local Union to successfully represent and defend its members if you don’t train the up and coming leaders. One day, myself and the other officers won’t be here and it will be up to the younger generation of Brothers and Sisters […]

Message from President Roberts with an update on our Pension Legislation

President Roberts gives an update on the current pension legislation that will secure the hard-earned pensions our nation’s miners deserve. Call Congress TODAY and let them know they need to ACT NOW to preserve miner’s pensions. Pass the Miners Pension Protection Act! Congressional Switchboard: 202-224-3121

UMWA Local Union 1200

There is something to be said about Local Union 1200’s efforts to make their work environment safer every year. That shows the commitment they have to safety in general, but more importantly it demonstrates how they look out for one another. These Members produce a product many of us didn’t even realize we use. I […]

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