May 07, 2019

Alliance Endorses Miners Pension Protection Act

 

The UMWA 1974 Pension Plan has been decimated by a series of coal company bankruptcies and is projected to go insolvent in 2022.

The miners, who risked their lives for years to provide a key source of energy to the nation, and their widows, will lose the pension benefits they earned unless Congress passes H.R. 935, the Miners Pension Protection Act.

Below is a letter Alliance President Robert Roach sent to Rep. Richard Neal, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, on May 6, 2019.

Letter to House Ways and Means Committee

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