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Solidarity Forever Warrior Met Coal Strike AFL-CIO Video

April 16, 2021   To Warrior Met and all the union-busters out there: No matter how much you intimidate…

Message from President Roberts on Warrior Met Strike

President Roberts discusses the need for the ongoing strike at Warrior Met Coal in Alabama. #UnitedWeStand #MinersSavedWarriorMet

A Conversation on Energy Transition & Working Families

Joined by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) at a National Press Club Newsmaker on April 19, United Mine Workers of America…

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UMWA asks to #SaveThePostOffice

UMWA International President, Cecil E. Roberts is asking everyone to reach out to their Representative and ask them to #SaveThePostOffice. The Coronavirus shutdown is plummeting postal revenues while increasing costs. The Postal Service could run out of money by the end of the summer without Congressional action. Go to the US Mail Not For Sale […]

June 4, 2020 – Message from the President

UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts speaks about the current events our nation is facing.

Matewan 100th Year Anniversary

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Matewan when a shootout occurred in the town of Matewan, West Virginia between the local coal miners and Baldwin–Felts Detective Agency. UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts talks about the events that took place on May 19, 1920 and the impact it made on how […]

2020 UMWA Workers Memorial Video (Farmington Mine Disaster)

The United Mine Workers have long fought for better health and safety on the job, as we have lost more members than any other union to disasters and occupational diseases. Indeed, miners and their families led the way in demanding creation of the first federal occupational safety enforcement agency, the Mine Safety and Health Administration […]

March 29, 2020 – National Vietnam War Veterans Day

March 29th was recognized as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts encourages everyone to take time to honor the women and men who served their country in the Vietnam War. “As a Vietnam Veteran myself, I know first-hand the pride and honor of serving my Country in that war and […]

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