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UMWA mourns 51 killed in Russian mine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 26, 2021   UMWA mourns 51 killed in Russian mine [TRIANGLE, VA.] In the aftermath of…

UMWA applauds nomination of Chris Williamson to MSHA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 12, 2021   UMWA applauds nomination of Chris Williamson to MSHA [TRIANGLE, VA.] Commenting on the…

Alabama Judge issues unconstitutional order at Warrior Met strike

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2021   Alabama Judge issues unconstitutional order at Warrior Met strike     [MCCALLA, ALA.]…

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Manchin, Labor Secretary Walsh, UMWA Secretary-Treasurer Sanson Tour Ohio County Coal Mine

    MANCHIN, LABOR SECRETARY WALSH, UMWA SECRETARY-TREASURER SANSON TOUR OHIO COUNTY COAL MINE, PROMOTING THE BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE BILL’S IMPACT ON COAL COMMUNITIES   To view photos of Senator Manchin, Secretary Walsh and Secretary-Treasurer Sanson’s tour, click here   Wheeling, WV – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and […]

UMWA mourns the loss of UMWA President Emeritus Richard Trumka

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 5, 2021 UMWA mourns the loss of UMWA President Emeritus Richard Trumka   [TRIANGLE, VA] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E Roberts issued the following statement today. “The global labor movement has lost a giant. Richard Trumka was more than the leader of the American Labor Movement, […]

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, […]

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