United Mine Workers of America Welfare and Retirement Fund.
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Published by United Mine Workers of America in Washington, DC .
Written in English


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ContributionsUnited Mine Workers of America. Welfare and Retirement Fund.
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Pagination12p. :
Number of Pages12
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Open LibraryOL20083661M

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  The subject of this book, the United Mine Workers of America Welfare and Retirement Fund, an alternative health-care system, was an innovative health plan designed to provide affordable care to a high-risk population.   "Parts of this book originally appeared as: "'They Shall Walk Again!': The Physical Rehabilitation Program of the UMWA Welfare and Retirement Fund," in The Journal of the Appalachian Studies Association 6 ()" and in ""Partitioning the Miners' Welfare State: The Destruction of the UMWA Welfare and Retirement Fund," in Mid-America: An Historical Rev no. 2 (spring Pages: A Social Contract for the Coal Fields: The Rise and Fall of the United Mine Workers of America Welfare and Retirement Fund by Richard P. Mulcahy An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. UMWA Associate Membership. The Associate Membership is a way for a surviving spouse, family member or general supporter of the United Mine Workers to become part of the movement to restore fairness, justice and dignity for working families.

The UMWA was the first labor union to negotiate retirement benefits for its members. Through the historic Krug-Lewis agreement, UMWA members were promised health care and pensions in their United Mine Workers of America Health and Retirement Funds (UMWA H. & R. Funds) was established in to administer pensions to retirees. Author: United Mine Workers of America. Welfare and Retirement Fund. Publisher: Washington: United Mine Workers of America, Welfare and Retirement Fund, [?]. The UMWA Pension Plan and Trust is a continuation of the benefit program established under the UMWA Welfare and Retirement Fund of and is the surviving plan following the merger of the Pension Plan and the Pension Plan.   Richard P. Mulcahy shows that the rise and fall of the United Mine Workers Welfare and Retirement Fund anticipated many of today's headline-generating pension and health insurance issues. The book also is a response to the dismantling of John L. Lewis's : James Whiteside.

The United Mine Workers of America (UMW or UMWA) is a North American labor union best known for representing coal miners. Today, the Union also represents health care workers, truck drivers, manufacturing workers and public employees in the United States and Canada. Although its main focus has always been on workers and their rights, the UMW of today also advocates for better roads, Affiliation: AFL–CIO, CLC. United Mine Workers of America Welfare and Retirement Fund Employ Quick Facts. place. Washington, DC Summary. Programs + Results. Financials. Operations. Mission. UNION ACTIVITY. Ruling Year Main Address. PO Box United Mine Workers of America, Triangle, Virginia. 26K likes. This is the official Facebook Fan page of the United Mine Workers of America International ers: 27K. entered into a labor agreement with the United Mine Workers of America. By means of this agreement a Welfare and Retirement Fund was established by the following language (which also creates a medical and hospital fund not dis-cussed in this comment): "(a) A Welfare and Retirement Fund-A welfare and retirement fund is.