Union Miners Stage Mass Demonstration in Creve CoeurIn revival style meeting with prayers, Biblical references and the song "Amazing Grace," United Mine Workers of America President Cecil Roberts told workers that if Jesus were on the scene he would be on their side.
Union Coal Miners Vow to Fight for their BenefitsThey lost in bankruptcy court, but thousands of union miners were back in St. Louis, holding a boisterous rally outside of Peabody Energy.
Union Miners Rally Again on Peabody's Doorstep
Patriot Bankruptcy Case To Begin Amid Mine Worker AllegationsPeabody Energy has denied it created Patriot Coal to fail, claiming the company had a "dream team" of management.
Patriot Coal Seeks To Cut Retirees' BenefitsSt. Louis-based Patriot said in the filing on Thursday that the action is necessary to save more than 4,000 jobs.