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The Presidential election is over. It’s time to move on.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 20, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts…

UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts Urges Congress to Pass Legislation that Maintains and Restores Airline Industry Jobs

October 8, 2020   Dear Representative: On behalf of the active and retired members of the United Mine Workers of…

UMWA issues Remington bankruptcy update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 28, 2020   UMWA issues Remington bankruptcy update [TRIANGLE, VA.] As the Remington Arms bankruptcy sale…

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OIG report on lack of MSHA silica standard “right on the money”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 23, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The report from the Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) is right on the money and reinforces what the United Mine Workers have been saying for years: It is […]

The Presidential election is over. It’s time to move on.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 20, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “I have watched with growing concern the actions of the Trump campaign and the President himself in their effort to overthrow the will of the American people and claim some […]

UMWA’s Roberts: Sale of Cumberland mine potentially good news

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 12, 2020 [TRIANGLE, VA.] Commenting on the announcement that Contura Energy has reached a agreement to sell the Cumberland mine, in Greene County, Pa., to Iron Senergy Holding LLC, United Mine Workers of America International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: ​“This announcement breathes new life into the […]

Remington refusal to pay severance to terminated workers is a “slap in the face”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 24, 2020   [ILION, N.Y.] On Friday, October 23, 2020, Remington Outdoor Company told its employees that it was terminating the employment of 585 workers at its Ilion, N.Y. plant effective October 26, 2020 and was cutting off all their health care and other contractual benefits on October 31.Further, the company […]

Labor-Energy Partnership applauds California CCS study

The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and Energy Futures Initiative came together today to applaud California’s CCS study. UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts said, in regards to the study that, “this report makes abundantly clear the broad role that CCUS technology will play in the future […]

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