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.