Members of the United Mine Workers approved a new contract with the Bituminous Coal Association by.
The new 5 year contract with Consol Energy includes a 20 percent across the board pay raise, plus a $1,000 bonus.
The pensions for future retirees will increase by $10 per month.
The new contract, which was approved by 80 percent, takes effect January 1.
UMW members with other companies will continue to work under a national contract signed in 2002.