District 2

District 2 represents UMWA members in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada, with local unions in New York, Pennsylvania and Nova Scotia. One of our most diverse Districts, its membership includes thousands of correctional officers, county workers and manufacturing workers as well as miners.

District 2 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 2 brothers and sisters to pressure the government to Keep the Promise to UMWA retirees.

Officers and District Representatives:

Chuck Knisell – International District 2 Vice President
Jody Dukart – International Auditor/Teller (Canada)
Casey Mullooly – District 2 Representative
Jamie Rudwall  – District 2 Representative

District 2 Offices

District 2 Contact Information

135 Wayland Smith Drive,

Uniontown, PA 15401


724-550-4402 (fax)


Sub-District Offices

Hazleton, PA - 570-455-3621

Lucernemines, PA - 724-479-8692

Glace Bay, NS, Canada - 902-849-8692

Upcoming Events

Joseph A. Main Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2019

The United Mine Workers of America, along with the American Federation of Government Employees Local 1916 (AFGE), is offering a joint scholarship for undergraduate students attending California University of Pennsylvania.

The Joseph A. Main Scholarship is available to members, children of members and grandchildren of members of the UMWA and AFGE.

I respectfully ask that you announce this scholarship at your next Local Union meeting. All members, children of members and grandchildren of members attending California University of Pennsylvania are encouraged to apply.

Please note that a transcript is required to be submitted with each application.

Click here for more information and for a copy of the application.

UMWA Health and Retirement Funds Representative Assistance

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The District 2 offices in Uniontown and Lucernemines will have a UMWA Health and Retirement Funds Representative available to assist with pensions questions and Funds health care bills every Wednesday!