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UMWA APPRECIATES SEN. MANCHIN’S WORK ON BLACK LUNG BENEFITS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 13, 2022 UMWA APPRECIATES SEN. MANCHIN’S WORK ON BLACK LUNG BENEFITS [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers…

Yearlong strike cost Warrior Met Coal nearly $10 million in first quarter

SOURCE: AL.com DATE: May 9, 2022 AUTHOR: William Thornton | wthornton@al.com Warrior Met Coal reported a net income of $146.2…

BlackRock Calls for End to Strike at Warrior Met Coal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 4, 2022 BlackRock Calls for End to Strike at Warrior Met Coal [TRIANGLE, VA.] Commenting on…

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Energy startup to bring electric battery factory to W.Va.

SOURCE: AP DATE: 3/17/22 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The energy startup SPARKZ said Thursday it plans to build an electric battery factory in West Virginia in 2022 that will employ at least 350 people. The company will partner with the United Mine Workers of America to recruit and train dislocated miners to be the factory’s […]

Miners vs. Wall Street: Strikes in the Era of Asset Management Capitalism

SOURCE: NPQ DATE: March 16, 2022 “It’s difficult to tell your children that you can’t do things because you are not at work right now, you are on strike…It’s not fair. They exploit our work. They work us on skeleton crews…Then we get to watch them sit in the office and make $4 million dollars […]

Striking Warrior Met Workers Have Support of Entire Labor Movement

For Immediate Release: March 16, 2022 Contact: Carolyn Bobb, cbobb@aflcio.org  or 202-637-5018   Striking Warrior Met Workers Have Support of Entire Labor Movement    Statement from the AFL-CIO Executive Council on the Mine Workers (UMWA) strike against Warrior Met Coal in Alabama: As we approach the one-year strike anniversary, the brave and dedicated workers at […]

Legislation to Protect Worker Health Care During Strikes a Necessity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 7, 2022   Legislation to Protect Worker Health Care During Strikes a Necessity [TRIANGLE, VA] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “I applaud Sens. Sharred Brown (D-OH) and Bob Casey (D-PA) and all co-sponsors for introducing the Striking Workers Healthcare Protection […]

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