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An Interview with President Roberts

  The Journal: You have just been elected to your seventh five-year term, after already being recognized as the longest…

Actively Retired - Phil Camden

Phil Camden, the current President of Local Union 2236, boasts a remarkable three-decade tenure as a dedicated member of the…

Local Union 4826, Working for You

  Sitting just off Industrial Highway in Caldwell, Ohio, is International Converter, a leader in foil laminates, high-quality packaging, and…

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An Interview with President Roberts

  The Journal: You have just been elected to your seventh five-year term, after already being recognized as the longest serving officer in UMWA history. How do you feel?   President Roberts: I feel extremely blessed. I want to thank Brian Sanson, members of the International Executive Board and District Representatives and congratulate them on […]

Actively Retired – Phil Camden

Phil Camden, the current President of Local Union 2236, boasts a remarkable three-decade tenure as a dedicated member of the UMWA. Initially employed at Dunn Coal and Dock for 13 years, he transitioned to the role of District 17 Field Representative in 2001. Subsequently, he assumed the position of District 17 Representative, a role he […]

Local Union 4826, Working for You

  Sitting just off Industrial Highway in Caldwell, Ohio, is International Converter, a leader in foil laminates, high-quality packaging, and more.  The work that UMWA members of Local Union 4826 do at the plant has made the company a global leader in manufacturing.   Billy Wheeler, who has been the local union president since 2011, said […]

Frontier No. 1 Mine Victims Remembered 100 Years Later

  On August 14, 1923, the Wyoming towns of Kemmerer and Frontier the devastating news that an explosion occurred inside the nearby Frontier No. 1 Mine, killing 99 miners. As always happens, the tragedy left children, wives, and mothers left behind to deal with the aftermath.    That fateful morning, 136 men reported to the […]

Local Union 1387 Union Hall , A Living Testament to Generations of Miners in Canmore, Canada

It is a season of rebirth for the old Local Union 1387 building, in the bustling town of Canmore, nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.  Canmore had once echoed with the voices of miners who toiled deep in the earth and the building had stood as a testament to their struggles and triumphs […]

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