District 20

District 20 represents members in the southern part of the United States. District 20 has a long and proud history of representing the most diverse group of coal workers in the UMWA. Confronted with rapidly shrinking overseas coal markets, the membership in District 20 has crossed many hurdles yet continues to stay strong.

District 20 members’ pensions and health care are on the line with the recent bankruptcies. Click here to find out how you can join with your District 20 brothers and sisters to pressure the government to Keep the Promise to UMWA retirees.

Officers and District Representatives:
Larry Spencer – International District 20 Vice President
James Blankenship – District 20 Representative

District 20 Office

District 20 Contact Information:

1922 Highway 216 (Miners’ Memorial Parkway) McCalla, AL 35111 205-477-7500 (phone) 205-477-0004 (fax) E-mail

Upcoming Events

17th Annual Miner's Memorial Service

Date: September 23, 2018

Time: Music will start at 4 p.m., and the service will begin at 5 p.m.

Location: Miners’ Memorial Monument at West Brookwood Church, 12882 Lock 17 Road in Brookwood, AL

The public is invited to a Sunday memorial service for 13 miners who died in an accident 17 years ago. The service honors the memories of 13 men who died in Jim Walter Resources Mine No. 5 on Sept. 23, 2001.