Electronic Authorization Form

This Authorization form is the first step in the process for representation but not union membership.  The only way you become a union member is after winning a representation election, negotiating an employee-approved Collective Bargaining Agreement, and signing a dues checkoff form.


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    Member Information

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    (This information is required in order to sign you up as a UMWA Member, it will not be shared with any entity outside of the union.)


    By electronically signing this form, you authorize the United Mine Workers of America to represent you as an exclusive collective bargaining agent in all matters pertaining to wages, hours, terms, and conditions of employment. This authorization cancels any similar authority previously given to any other person or organization.