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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]…

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…

UMWA applauds Inflation Reduction Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 28, 2022   UMWA applauds Inflation Reduction Act [TRIANGLE, VA.] Commenting on provisions in the Inflation…

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UMWA Applauds MSHA Initiative to Reduce Miner’s Exposure to Silica Dust

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2022   UMWA Applauds MSHA Initiative to Reduce Miner’s Exposure to Silica Dust [TRIANGLE, VA.]  United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) members yesterday at the UMWA 56th Consecutive Constitutional Convention strongly approved of the announcement of Chris Williamson, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health about the agency’s […]

UMWA Announces Affiliation with West Virginia School Service Personnel Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2022 UMWA Announces Affiliation with West Virginia School Service Personnel Association   [TRIANGLE, VA.]  The UMWA International Executive Board yesterday voted unanimously to pursue a partnership with the West Virginia School Service Personnel Association (WVSSPA). The WVSSPA membership covers active and retired workers in a variety of occupations that keep […]

Next-Gen Battery Maker Sparkz, United Mine Workers of America Announce Labor-Management Agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 24, 2022   NEXT-GEN BATTERY MAKER SPARKZ, UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA ANNOUNCE LABOR-MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT   The “memorandum of understanding” is the first step toward establishing one of the largest climate-tech workforce partnerships in US history   CHARLESTON, W.Va.–SPARKZ, the next-generation battery manufacturer re-engineering the battery supply chain, and the […]

BlackRock Calls for End to Strike at Warrior Met Coal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 4, 2022 BlackRock Calls for End to Strike at Warrior Met Coal [TRIANGLE, VA.] Commenting on votes by BlackRock Investment Management, the largest shareholder of Warrior Met Coal stock, at Warrior Met’s annual shareholder meeting, United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: […]

Warrior Met Coal Forced This Strike, Now They Need To End It

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 12, 2022 Warrior Met Coal Forced This Strike, Now They Need To End It [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “We are more than a year into the strike at Warrior Met Coal. The company has forced Alabama miners […]

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