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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…

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…

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.]…

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New UMWA International Secretary-Treasurer named

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 13, 2016 Bob Scaramozzino named as UMWA interim International Secretary-Treasurer, Levi Allen to become Secretary-Treasurer in July [TRIANGLE, VA]  The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) yesterday voted unanimously to ratify UMWA President Cecil E. Roberts’ nomination of veteran UMWA official Bob Scaramozzino to serve as International Secretary-Treasurer effective January 1, […]

UMWA statement on passage of Continuing Resolution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 09, 2016 [TRIANGLE, VA] United Mine Workers of America International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “While we are extremely disappointed that we were unable to achieve a full and final fix for our retirees’ health care and pensions at the end of this year’s Congress, our efforts […]

UMWA Statement on Continuing Resolution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 06, 2016 [TRIANGLE, VA] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The inclusion of a mere four months of spending on health care benefits for retired miners and widows is a slap in the face to all 22,000 of them who desperately need […]

UMWA encouraged by Senators’ letter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 22, 2016 [TRIANGLE, VA] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “I am very encouraged and appreciative of the letter released today [click here for text of the letter] by 22 Senators to Congressional leadership, urging passage of the Miners Protection Act […]

President Roberts thanks Veterans for protecting Americans’ rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 12, 2016   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: ”On this Veterans Day, it is important to remember that our basic rights as Americans are not guaranteed because simply someone wrote them down; they are guaranteed because people put […]

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