Public Employees

The United Mine Workers of America proudly represents thousands of public employees across the nation. Whether a correctional officer in Elk County, PA, a federal scientific research technician in Morgantown, WV, a county worker in Gallup, NM, or police officer in Rock Creek, WY, the union is there to ensure a safe working environment, job security, good benefits, and a fair wage.

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911 Emergency Dispatchers

The unseen heroes of any city or county workforce is its 911 Emergency Dispatchers. Trained to handle crisis situations at all hours of the day, dispatchers must make lightening fast decisions that mean life and death to the members of their community. The United Mine Workers of America is proud to represent these workers.

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The unseen heroes of any city or county workforce is its 911 Emergency Dispatchers. Trained to handle crisis situations at all hours of the day, dispatchers must make lightening fast decisions that mean life and death to the members of their community. The United Mine Workers of America is proud to represent these workers.

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Research Technicians

In Morgantown, WV, just a few miles north of West Virginia University, is the National Energy and Technology Laboratory (NETL), a research facility that is part of the U.S. Department of Energy. It is where cutting-edge research is performed with coal, diesel and other sources to look for ways to energize America for the next century. The facility is one of the largest in the country working on carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technology.

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In Morgantown, WV, just a few miles north of West Virginia University, is the National Energy and Technology Laboratory (NETL), a research facility that is part of the U.S. Department of Energy. It is where cutting-edge research is performed with coal, diesel and other sources to look for ways to energize America for the next century. The facility is one of the largest in the country working on carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technology.

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