District 31

District 31 has the largest active membership in the UMWA, representing workers in northern West Virginia and eastern Ohio. Rich with activity, its representation includes coal miners, federal research technicians, manufacturers and county employees.

District 31 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 31 brothers and sisters to pressure the government to Keep the Promise to UMWA retirees.

Officers and District Representatives:
Mike Caputo – International District 31 Vice President
Rick Altman – District 31, Sub 6, Representative
Adam Frye – District 31 Representative
Joe Reynolds – District 31 Representative
Michael Phillippi – District 31 Representative

District 31 Offices

District 31 Contact Information:

310 Gaston Avenue, Fairmont, WV 26554 304-363-7500 304-367-1382 (fax) E-mail

Sub-District Office:

260 Bethany Pike, Wheeling, WV 26003 304-242-0100 304-242-0090 (fax)

Upcoming Events

UMWA Health and Retirement Funds Annual Flu Shot Clinic

Date: October 4, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Location: UMWA District 31 Office - 310 Gaston Avenue, Fairmont, WV

*Remember to bring your Funds health card!*

For more information call your Funds Representative Melody Ross at 304-367-1400

50th Anniversary of the Farmington Disaster

Date: November 18, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Location: Llewellyn Run Road, Mannington, WV 26582

Special memorial service for the 50th Anniversary of the Farmington #9 Disaster that took the lives of 78 men in 1968, 19 of which are still entombed.

ATTENTION: Please note, if you plan on attending this event, parking will not be available at the site. Parking will be available in Mannington and a shuttle service will be provided. There will be signs directing you to where you need to park.