UMWA mourns passing of USW President Conway

SEPTEMBER 25, 2023

[TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today:

“The prayers of the entire UMWA family are with the family and co-workers of our Brother, United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway, who passed away today.

“Tom was my friend. I served on the AFL-CIO Executive Council with Tom and he was an inspirational leader who was always in the forefront of the fight to better workers’ lives. He was an organizer, a negotiator, and in many ways a trailblazer who cared about his union, its members and their families.

“Our heartfelt condolences go to our brothers and sisters at the USW for their loss. Our hearts are with them on this dark day.”