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UMWAUnited Mine Workers of America (aka United Mine Workers Association)
UMWAUganda Media Women's Association (est. 1983)
UMWAUnited Muslim Women's Association
UMWAUpper Mississippi Waterways Association
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Yet each time the UMWA's national leaders arrived at strike settlements that protected the union's vital national objectives while sacrificing the Berwind miners' cause.
The WFM represented miners on both sides of the border until 1903, when the UMWA moved in.
In establishing the Fund, Lewis, who personified the UMWA's policies, began a remarkable metamorphosis from the implacable adversary of coal management to the labor statesman of the industry.
Then she joined the staff at the UMWA as a writer/photographer during the early Trumka years.
Mitchell's humble roots in Braidwood, Illinois, his opportunistic rise up the UMWA hierarchy, his election as union president in a brokered convention, his battles with coal manufacturers and union rivals alike, his covetous pursuit of a seat among the rich and powerful on the National Civic Federation (NCF), and his many get-rich-quick schemes allow Phelan to sketch a vivid, tragic portrait.