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UMWA’s Roberts: Janus decision accelerates corporate attack on American working families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 27, 2018 [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today. “With today’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME District Council 31, the elitist billionaires who have targeted the rights of American working families got the decision they bought and paid for. They […]

GAO report on Black Lung Benefits Program shows that coal industry contributions must be maintained at current levels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 4, 2018 [TRIANGLE, VA] A report released today by the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows that the Black Lung Benefits Program is more than $4 billion dollars in debt, and a 55 percent reduction scheduled at the end of 2018 in the production tax paid by coal companies will […]

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