This year marks the 35th year since the tragic Wilberg Mine Disaster. A remembrance tribute was held on October 22, 2019 at the monument site where International Secretary Treasurer Levi Allen, International Vice President Mike R. Dalpiaz and Labor Commissioner for the State of Utah, Jaycen Maughn spoke to those in attendance. There was also […]
On November 6, 2019 UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts held a meeting for active members and retirees from Murray Energy in Morgantown, West Virginia to discuss the most recent bankruptcy filing. The UMWA held two additional meetings about this topic on November 13, 2019 at the Waterfront Marriot in Morgantown, West Virginia and […]
Murray Energy filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in Cincinnati, Ohio on October 29, 2019. UMWA members have unfortunately had all too much practice dealing with bankruptcies in the coal industry the past several years, yet we will never stop fighting to get the best possible result through this process. This fight is about justice for our […]
President Roberts gives an update on the current pension legislation that will secure the hard-earned pensions our nation’s miners deserve. Call Congress TODAY and let them know they need to ACT NOW to preserve miner’s pensions. Pass the Miners Pension Protection Act! Congressional Switchboard: 202-224-3121
The House Committee on Natural Resources are meeting today, October 23, 2019 to mark-up and vote on H.R. 934 and 935. These bills will help secure the pensions and health care of our of our Nation’s miners.