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What does UMWA stand for?

UMWA stands for United Mine Workers of America (aka United Mine Workers Association)

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These gains are largely due to the efforts of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), nothwithstanding all of its faults during the 40-year autocratic reign of John Lewis and a decade of rule under a corrupt successor.
See Herbert Hill, "Myth-Making as Labor History: Herbert Gutman and the United Mine Workers of America," International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society 2 (Winter 1988): 132-200 and Stephen Brier, "In Defense of Gutman: The Union's Case," International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society 3 (Spring 1989): 382-395.