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More company violence on the Warrior Met picket line

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 9, 2021   More company violence on the Warrior Met picket line   [BROOKWOOD, AL.] The…

UMWA marks beginning of fourth month of Warrior Met coal strike

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 1, 2021 UMWA marks beginning of fourth month of Warrior Met coal strike [MCCALLA, AL.] The…

Sanson appointed UMWA International Secretary-Treasurer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 29, 2021   Sanson appointed UMWA International Secretary-Treasurer   [TRIANGLE, VA.] The United Mine Workers of…

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More company violence on the Warrior Met picket line

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 9, 2021   More company violence on the Warrior Met picket line   [BROOKWOOD, AL.] The wife of a striking miner was hit while peacefully and legally walking a picket line at Warrior Met Coal here yesterday in other instance of company-inspired violence as Warrior Met attempts to intimidate strikers to […]

UMWA marks beginning of fourth month of Warrior Met coal strike

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 1, 2021 UMWA marks beginning of fourth month of Warrior Met coal strike [MCCALLA, AL.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) marked the beginning of the fourth month of its strike at Warrior Met Coal last night, with hundreds of union members, their families and supporters rallying here to express […]

Sanson appointed UMWA International Secretary-Treasurer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 29, 2021   Sanson appointed UMWA International Secretary-Treasurer   [TRIANGLE, VA.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) announced today that Brian Sanson has been appointed by President Cecil E. Roberts as the union’s International Secretary-Treasurer, filling the unexpired term of Levi Allen, who resigned earlier this month.   Sanson, 47, […]

UMWA announces resignation of Levi Allen as Secretary-Treasurer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 25, 2021   UMWA announces resignation of Levi Allen as Secretary-Treasurer [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) announced today that Levi Allen, the union’s Secretary-Treasurer since June, 2017, has resigned. “The Secretary-Treasurer’s position requires full-time, undivided, moment-to-moment devotion,” Allen said. “My family and my personal life require more of […]

UMWA Applauds Bi-Partisan Legislation Establishing Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 18, 2021 UMWA Applauds Bi-Partisan Legislation Establishing Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday   [TRIANGLE, VA.] As the nation celebrates the first official Juneteenth National Independence Day, United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today:   “I was very pleased to see Congress come […]

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