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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 2, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts…

Conor Lamb supports coal miners, coal miners support Conor Lamb

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 26, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts…

UMWA stands with Navajo people as they fight COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 19, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts…

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We are all stronger together

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 2, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The senseless murder of George Floyd last week was the latest in a long, outrageous chain of injustices suffered by African-Americans and people of color in America. It is past […]

Conor Lamb supports coal miners, coal miners support Conor Lamb

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 26, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “As a U.S. Army veteran who served in combat in Vietnam, I was saddened to see the President’s attacks on Congressman Conor Lamb yesterday. I was even sadder to see […]

UMWA stands with Navajo people as they fight COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 19, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The coronavirus pandemic that has struck the United States has brought death and economic devastation in multiple regions, but none more so than the Navajo Nation, which has surpassed New […]

MANCHIN, DURBIN, KAINE, BROWN, CASEY, CAPITO, WARNER INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT MINERS FROM COVID-19 EXPOSURE

  Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Bob Casey (D-PA), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced the COVID-19 Mine Worker Protection Act which would require the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) within 7 […]

UMWA supports CFMEU investigation of Queensland mine ignition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 7, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The reports of an ignition along the longwall face at the Grosvenor mine in Queensland, Australia are very troubling. The hearts and prayers of the entire UMWA family are with the […]

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