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UMWA Urges Action to Pass Black Lung Benefits Improvement Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   November 22, 2022   UMWA Urges Action to Pass Black Lung Benefits Improvement Act   [TRIANGLE,…

Biden comments about shutting down all coal-fired power “disheartening,” UMWA says

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 5, 2022   Biden comments about shutting down all coal-fired power “disheartening,” UMWA says [WASHINGTON, D.C.]…

UMWA’s Response to Turkey coal mine explosion, killing 41

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 15, 2022 UMWA’s Response to Turkey coal mine explosion, killing 41 [TRIANGLE, VA] In the aftermath…

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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 […]

One Year Later and UMWA Workers are Still Fighting for The Dignity They Deserve

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 31, 2022   One Year Later and UMWA Workers are Still Fighting for The Dignity They Deserve [TRIANGLE, VA] Commenting on tomorrow’s one-year anniversary of the beginning of the strike at Warrior Met Coal in Alabama, United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement […]

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