You Want to Join a Union?

Things will only change at your job

when you decide to change them. And you can do that right now!


When is enough, enough? That’s the question you are asking yourself.

You hold the power to make the changes you need, and the UMWA will help. But it will be up to you and your coworkers to take the first steps toward making your jobs better. Click the links below for answers to some of the questions workers have about forming a union.


FAQ’s About the Process

1.) What steps need to take place to unionize?

2.) Can my employer fire me for organizing?

3.) If I sign an Authorization Card am I a Union Member?

4.) How much are union dues?

5.) My state is a “Right to Work State” does this prevent us from starting a Union?

6.) What can I expect from my employer during this process?


These are only a few of questions that have been asked.  We are ready to meet with you and discuss this process in more detail.


Contact the United Mine Workers of America!!


This is about each of you, as individuals, coming together as a group to decide to make your jobs and your lives better.

You can contact us PRIVATELY by email.

We will give you more information on the process and answer any questions you may have. Once we have enough contacts we will move the process forward.

Only you and your co-workers can make this work.