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UMWA Urges Action to Pass Black Lung Benefits Improvement Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   November 22, 2022   UMWA Urges Action to Pass Black Lung Benefits Improvement Act   [TRIANGLE,…

Biden comments about shutting down all coal-fired power “disheartening,” UMWA says

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 5, 2022   Biden comments about shutting down all coal-fired power “disheartening,” UMWA says [WASHINGTON, D.C.]…

UMWA’s Response to Turkey coal mine explosion, killing 41

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 15, 2022 UMWA’s Response to Turkey coal mine explosion, killing 41 [TRIANGLE, VA] In the aftermath…

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UMWA Urges Action to Pass Black Lung Benefits Improvement Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   November 22, 2022   UMWA Urges Action to Pass Black Lung Benefits Improvement Act   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issues the following statement today.   I want to thank the House Education and Labor Committee, specifically Chairman Scott, for advancing the Black […]

Biden comments about shutting down all coal-fired power “disheartening,” UMWA says

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 5, 2022   Biden comments about shutting down all coal-fired power “disheartening,” UMWA says [WASHINGTON, D.C.] Reacting to comments President Biden made last night that, “we’re going to be shutting (coal) plants down all across America,” United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement […]

UMWA’s Response to Turkey coal mine explosion, killing 41

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 15, 2022 UMWA’s Response to Turkey coal mine explosion, killing 41 [TRIANGLE, VA] In the aftermath of the terrible explosion that killed 41 miners in Northern Turkey, United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The prayers of the entire UMWA membership are […]

UMWA statement on nominations to Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 3, 2022 UMWA statement on nominations to Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission [TRIANGLE, VA.] Commenting on the confirmations of Mary Lu Jordan and T.J. Baker to the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement […]

UMWA mourns passing of Jim Bowen

[TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “Our friend and Brother Jim Bowen passed away peacefully early this morning, and we are heartbroken. His was a tremendous voice on behalf of working people throughout West Virginia, our nation and the world. Our hearts are […]

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