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UMWA statement on the sale of the Shoal Creek mine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 [MCCALLA, AL] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today, in response to the announcement of a potential sale of the Shoal Creek mine in Alabama from Drummond Coal to Peabody Energy: “As always, the UMWA’s mission is to keep our […]

UMWA delivers 1,700 letters from retirees and widows to congressional pension committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 [WASHINGTON, D.C.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) today delivered 1,756 letters written by UMWA retirees, their families and widows to the Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Funds, asking the Committee to take action to preserve the pensions they earned in a lifetime of […]

UMWA reserves TV ad time for West Virginia independent expenditure campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 [CHARLESTON, W.V.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) announced today that it has reserved $360,000 in television advertising in four West Virginia media markets for an independent expenditure effort in support of the re-election of Sen. Joe Manchin. “There is no stronger voice in the United States Senate […]

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