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UMWA’s Roberts urges Bankruptcy Court to keep Remington jobs in Ilion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 21, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] As the bankruptcy process at Remington Arms nears its completion, United…

UMWA members ratify new contract at Cumberland mine, West Virginia prep plants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 15, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) announced today that its…

The passing of Chris (Bubba) Leach

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts…

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UMWA’s Roberts urges Bankruptcy Court to keep Remington jobs in Ilion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 21, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] As the bankruptcy process at Remington Arms nears its completion, United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International Union President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today:   “Remington Arms has employed thousands of American workers and created economic prosperity in central New York for almost […]

American Consolidated Natural Resources, Inc. emerges from Murray Energy bankruptcy, all UMWA members rehired

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: ​“After nearly a year, the Murray Energy bankruptcy proceedings are finally over with the closing of the transaction shifting all the company’s assets to American Consolidated Natural Resources, Inc. (ACNR). As […]

Union Veterans Council Condemns VA Secretary for Putting Politics Ahead of Vets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2020   Contact:      Will Attig wattig@unionveterans.org (202) 251-6773   Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, military news outlet Task and Purpose reported that Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie dismissed confirmed delays in VA prescription medication delivery due to Trump administration changes to the Postal Service. In response to those comments, President of the Mine Workers of […]

UMWA members ratify new contract at Cumberland mine, West Virginia prep plants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 15, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) announced today that its members working at Contura Energy’s Cumberland Mine in Greene County, Pa., ratified a new five-year collective bargaining agreement, which will become effective immediately. UMWA members at five Contura coal processing plants in southern West Virginia […]

The passing of Chris (Bubba) Leach

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today:   The entire Leach family was an inspiration to me and the thousands of UMWA members who marched and rallied across America to preserve health care and pensions for retired […]

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