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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 […]

UMWA supports Energy Independence and Security Act, calls for inclusion in CR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 22, 2022 UMWA supports Energy Independence and Security Act, calls for inclusion in CR [TRIANGLE, VA] Commenting on the introduction of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2022 by Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “Americans […]

NLRB revises damages calculations in Warrior Met strike

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 19, 2022 NLRB revises damages calculations in Warrior Met strike [TRIANGLE, VA.] Commenting on a revised damages calculation issued by Region 10 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that conforms to the initial amount the Region had indicated would be assessed, United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil […]

Warrior Met demands to fire 40 strikers without due process

[MCCALLA, AL] Responding to a demand by Warrior Met Coal, Inc. that it would not allow 40 striking United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) members to return to work, UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “We received on Monday a letter from Warrior Met that listed the names of 40 […]

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