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Congress Must Act Now to Pass the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 21, 2021   Congress Must Act Now to Pass the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis…

A Dream Not Yet Fulfilled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 16, 2021   A Dream Not Yet Fulfilled   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America…

UMWA Mourns Loss of Ohio County Prep Plant Construction Worker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 14, 2022 UMWA Mourns Loss of Ohio County Prep Plant Construction Worker   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United…

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Congress Must Act Now to Pass the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 21, 2021   Congress Must Act Now to Pass the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The right to vote is essential to ensure a strong democracy within the United States, […]

A Dream Not Yet Fulfilled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 16, 2021   A Dream Not Yet Fulfilled   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “Today, the nation comes together to honor a man who believed in fairness and equality for all Americans. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. dedicated […]

UMWA Mourns Loss of Ohio County Prep Plant Construction Worker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 14, 2022 UMWA Mourns Loss of Ohio County Prep Plant Construction Worker   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The hearts and prayers of every UMWA member are with the family of Jeffrey Phillips, who was killed in an […]

The lesson of January 6: We must always be ready to defend democracy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 6, 2022   The lesson of January 6: We must always be ready to defend democracy   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: ​“The terrible images of January 6, 2021 are still seared in the minds of Americans as […]

UMWA statement on Build Back Better legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 20, 2021   UMWA statement on Build Back Better legislation [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The United Mine Workers and Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) have a long and friendly relationship. We remain grateful for his hard work to […]

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