Posts tagged United Mine Workers of America

    The NLRB Ordered the United Mine Workers to Pay $13 Million. This Video May Show Why.

    August 9, 2022 // Earlier this week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) assessed the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA)—which has been on strike in Alabama against Warrior Met Coal since April 1, 2021—to pay $13.3 million to the company for “for costs including increased security, damage repair and lost revenues from unmined coal,” as well as “almost $30,000” to individuals, mostly for damage to vehicles.

    NLRB: Mine workers to pay Alabama coal company over $13M

    August 5, 2022 // A federal oversight board ordered the United Mine Workers of America to pay more than $13 million in compensation to an Alabama coal company where members have been on strike for more than a year, a ruling the union said Wednesday it would challenge. The National Labor Relations Board said Warrior Met Coal Mining was due some $13.3 million for costs including increased security, damage repair and lost revenues from unmined coal, and individuals were due almost $30,000, mostly for damage to vehicles. Both amounts included interest. Cecil E. Roberts,

    Unions rally for striking Alabama miners

    April 8, 2022 // The miners began a strike more than a year ago against Warrior Met Coal in Brookwood. The UMWA organized a caravan today to show support for the miners, who union leadership said last week now number around 900. Members of the United Auto Workers, United Food and Commercial Workers, Association of Flight Attendants, and Unite Here were expected at the event.

    Union official blasts Tuberville for Warrior Met Coal strike hearing comments

    February 21, 2022 // Larry Spencer, vice president of District 20 in the United Mine Workers of America, in a letter to Tuberville (R-Alabama) dated Friday, said the junior Alabama senator had not “reached out in any way to help get this matter resolved.”