United Mine Workers of America


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Related to United Mine Workers of America: Knights of Labor, United Farm Workers of America
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Noun1.United Mine Workers of America - an industrial union of mine workers in North AmericaUnited Mine Workers of America - an industrial union of mine workers in North America
industrial union, vertical union - a labor union that admits all workers in a given industry irrespective of their craft
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He was later elected president of the local chapter of the United Mine Workers of America; at its 1964 convention, he was the only Latino representative, according to the news release.
The company blames the conflict on the United Mine Workers of America union (UMWA).
Commission Living the Dream Award for Sharing of Self, was recognized as a Distinguished West Virginian and was an honorary member of the United Mine Workers of America.
Bullock recounts the six-month struggle between the Western Miners Union in Roslyn, Washington, the United Mine Workers of America, and the owners of the Roslyn-Cle Elum coal mine in 1934, early in the presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Yablonski, an unsuccessful candidate for the presidency of the United Mine Workers of America, was found murdered with his wife and daughter at their Clarksville, Pennsylvania, home.
They had expected their longtime national union, the United Mine Workers of America, to stand strong during contract negotiations.
Darrell Munsell, From Redstone to Ludlow: John Cleveland Osgood's Struggle Against the United Mine Workers of America (Boulder: University Press of Colorado 2009)
16, Patriot mine members of United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) voted to ratify a settlement amending a bankruptcy judge's order that the company could abandon past collectively bargained obligations.
Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia reintroduced legislation that would "transfer funds in excess of the amounts needed to meet existing obligations under the Abandoned Mine Land fund to the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) 1974 Pension Plan to prevent its insolvency." The Abandoned Mine Land fund is a waste cleanup fund.

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