District 12

District 12 represents UMWA members in the Midwestern part of the United States. District 12 includes many of the founding areas of the United Mine Workers of America. Today, UMWA members in District 12 come from throughout western Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri.

District 12 members’ pensions and health care are on the line with the recent bankruptcies of Patriot Coal. Click here to find out how you can join with your District 12 brothers and sisters to pressure the government to Keep the Promise to UMWA retirees.

Officers and District Representatives:
Steve Earle – International District 12 Vice President
Tim Miller – District 12 Representative

District Offices

District 12 Contact Information:

1285 Island Ford Road Madisonville, KY 42431 (270)825-2333 (phone) (270)821-9438 (fax) umwa12@springnet1.com

Sub-District Offices:

1530 North Main Street Benton, IL 62812 (618)439-7225 (phone) (618)4355312 (fax)

Upcoming Events

Annual Local 1392 Dinner

Where: Du Quoin American Legion

When: September 30, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. EST

Open to all Local 1392 Members and Guest! Make sure you sign in and get a ticket to be eligible for door prizes. There will also be a 50/50 drawing!

Southern Illinois Retiree Meeting

Where: The Columbia Club (Formerly KC Hall) in Pinchneyville, Illinois

When: October 4, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. EST

Central Illinois Retiree Meeting

Where: The Moose Lodge in Taylorville, Illinois

When: October 9, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. EST

32nd Annual Mother Jones Dinner

Where: Erin's Pavilion - Southwind Park

When: October 14, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. EST

Topic: The lessons of Mary Harris Jones and Lucy Parsons applied today.

The International Secretary-Treasurer, Levi Allen and Dr. Stephanie Seawell Fortado will be speaking at this event.

Dinner tickets for this year's event are $35.00 each. Please call Al Peiper at 217-522-4688 or Terry Reed at 217-491-1298 for more information.

Mother Jones Memorial Ceremony

Where: Mother Jones Monument - Union Miners Cemetery

When: October 15, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. EST

Join us on a pilgrimage to Mt. Olive, IL for a memorial ceremony conducted by the Union Miners Cemetery Committee.

International District 12 Vice President Steve Earl and International Secretary-Treasurer Levi Allen will be speaking at this event.