[TRIANGLE, VA.] UMWA International President Cecil E. Roberts will lead contract explanation meetings next week at several locations in West Virginia and Ohio to explain a new tentative agreement with the Bituminous Coal Operators Association (BCOA) to the UMWA membership and their spouses.
The schedule and locations of the meetings is as follows:
Tuesday, Aug. 9: Wesbanco Arena in Wheeling, W.Va. at 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., for members of UMWA Local Unions 1110, 1473, 1604, 1638, 1857 and 1886.
Wednesday, Aug. 10: Waterfront Place Hotel in Morgantown, W.Va. at 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., for members of Local Unions 1197, 1248, 1412, 1501, 1545, 1643, 1702, 1980, 6025 and 9909.
Thursday, Aug. 11: Centerville Senior Center in Centerville, Ohio at 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., for members of Local Unions 1810 and 5497.
The meetings are only for active and retired dues-paying members of the UMWA and their spouses. Details of the proposed agreement will be released after the ratification vote on Aug. 12.