In 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.
They lost in bankruptcy court, but thousands of union miners were back in St. Louis, holding a boisterous rally outside of Peabody Energy.
ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–For the seventh time this year, thousands of United Mine Workers rally outside Peabody Energy, accusing the coal company of loading much of its union contract obligations onto a spinoff company — Patriot Coal […]
Peabody Energy has denied it created Patriot Coal to fail, claiming the company had a “dream team” of management.
St. Louis-based Patriot said in the filing on Thursday that the action is necessary to save more than 4,000 jobs.