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UMWA supports bi-partisan initiative for COVID relief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 7, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts…

The Presidential election is over. It’s time to move on.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 20, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts…

Governor Justice issues several executive orders

Source: WSAZ 3 News Channel  November 13, 2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - West Virginia Governor Justice has issued several executive…

Rep. Cera receives recognition from United Mine Workers

Source: The Times Leader  November 9, 2020     ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Ohio Rep. Jack Cera was honored recently by…

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Manchin, Durbin, Kaine, Brown, Casey, Captio, Warner Introduce Bill to Protect Miners

The UMWA is working to protect active miner's jobs as legislation to address climate change is proposed on Capitol Hill.  

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The UMWA is working to protect active miner's jobs as legislation to address climate change is proposed on Capitol Hill.  

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The Black Lung Benefits Improvement Act

As coal companies push to reduce their financial obligations to miners with Black Lung, the UMWA is fighting to restore the companies' contributions to the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund and pass legislation that will make it easier for victims or widows of this ALWAYS deadly disease to receive the benefits they deserve.

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As coal companies push to reduce their financial obligations to miners with Black Lung, the UMWA is fighting to restore the companies' contributions to the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund and pass legislation that will make it easier for victims or widows of this ALWAYS deadly disease to receive the benefits they deserve.

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