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Krystal Ball Breaking Points - Warrior Met Strike

Source: Breaking Point June 8, 2021   Krystal Ball discusses one of her "Breaking Points", discussing the struggles miners are…

June 2, 2021 United We Stand Solidarity Rally

Rain or shine, the fight continues!   #UnitedWeStand #MinersSavedWarriorMet   To support the UMWA miners currently on strike at Warrior…

Mine Wars Forum with Cecil Roberts: Episode 2, Season 2

Tune in on June 1 at 7pm for a virtual and LIVE discussion between United Mine Workers of America (UMWA)…

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Update on S.1714, meetings for Patriot VEBA retirees

President Cecil Roberts gives an update on the progress of the Miners Protection Act and announces meetings for Patriot VEBA retirees.

U.S. Senator Capito in speaks in support of Miners’ Protection Act

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WVa.) spoke during the June 21st floor proceedings about the importance of the Miners’ Protection Act, S.1714. Thank you for your support Senator Capito! Go to umwa.org to learn more about what you can do to pressure Congress to pass this critical legislation, which has life or death implications for […]

It’s About the Work

UMWA members are proud of who we are and what we do. Whether miners, correctional officers, health care workers, manufacturers or county employees, we’re working families, just like yours. Learn more about the different industries the union represents.

UMWA Coal Miners Rally in Lexington for Pension and Health Care

Over 5,000 UMWA members and supporters rallied in Lexington, Ky., on June 14, in support of passing the Miners’ Protection Act, S. 1714. Due to numerous bankruptcies in the coal industry, the lifetime retirement security promised to retired coal miners by President Harry Truman in 1946 is threatened. Join us in Washington, DC to pressure Congress […]

Keep The Promise – John Leach

John Leach worked underground in a Kentucky coal mine for 23 years to have health care for his family. Congress needs to Keep America’s Promise to his family who desperately need the health insurance John earned. Tell your Senators and member of Congress to support the Miners’ Protection Act, S. 1714 and H.R. 2403.  

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