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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 supports Energy Independence and Security Act, calls for inclusion in CR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 22, 2022 UMWA supports Energy Independence and Security Act, calls for inclusion in CR [TRIANGLE, VA]…

Senate climate bill has West Virginia written all over it

SOURCE: AP DATE: 8/12/2022 AUTHOR: LEAH WILLINGHAM CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The sprawling economic package passed by the U.S. Senate…

Time for some truth about the Inflation Adjustment Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 2, 2022 [CHARLESTON, W.VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued…

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How Private Equity Firms Caused The UMWA Strike In Brookwood

How Private Equity Firms Caused The UMWA Strike In Brookwood. Here’s an in-depth look at how ongoing business practices have impacted striking blue-collar workers for one west Alabama coal producer.  

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How Private Equity Firms Caused The UMWA Strike In Brookwood. Here’s an in-depth look at how ongoing business practices have impacted striking blue-collar workers for one west Alabama coal producer.  

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Scott, Adams Introduce Bill to Protect Future Benefits, Health Care for Miners with Black Lung Disease

The Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03) and Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Chairwoman Alma Adams (NC-12), introduced the Black Lung Benefits Disability Trust Fund Solvency Act of 2022 (H.R. 6462). This legislation would extend the black lung excise tax rate, which expired at the end of last year, to fund future benefits and health care for miners suffering from black lung disease.

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The Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03) and Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Chairwoman Alma Adams (NC-12), introduced the Black Lung Benefits Disability Trust Fund Solvency Act of 2022 (H.R. 6462). This legislation would extend the black lung excise tax rate, which expired at the end of last year, to fund future benefits and health care for miners suffering from black lung disease.

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