UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts thanks the UMWA membership for their hard work and dedication in reaching the finish line of the 10 year battle to preserve the pensions of over 92,000 retired and active miners. This legislation also secured the health care for over 14,000 miners.
Senator Joe Manchin (D-Wv.) celebrates the inclusion of the Bipartisan American Miners Act in the final funding package to keep the government open. It secures pensions and healthcare for tens of thousands of coal miners, their widows & families. “I’m on the Senate floor today to celebrate a bipartisan agreement to secure pensions and […]
President Roberts tribute to Local Union 1189 member, Bil Musgrave.
President Roberts gives an update on the Bipartisan American Miners Act and our next step in preserving the pensions miners deserve.
Senator Joe Manchin spoke on the Senate floor December 11, 2019, about the need for Congress to ACT NOW and preserve the pensions and health care of our nation’s miners. This must be done THIS YEAR or thousands of miners will lose their health care by the end of the year and even more will […]
Local Union 1569 member, Lee Potter, talks about the impact then Vice President Cecil E. Roberts made during the 1989 Pittston Strike.