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Judge Dismisses Mine Worker Suit Against Peabody, Arch Companies

Legal action sought to preserve benefits for bankrupt Patriot Coal’s active and retired miners.

09/27/2013

UMWA Protestors outside headquarters of Peabody Energy

UMWA Members Approve Patriot Coal Settlement

Friday’s vote total was 85% in favor, 15% opposed.

08/17/2013

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Bankrupt Coal Company Imposes Cuts Amid Bargaining

“Patriot and the UMWA are continuing to meet in a diligent effort to resolve the outstanding differences,” the company said.

07/02/2013

UMWA Protestors outside headquarters of Peabody Energy

Police Arrest Miners in Latest Protest Against Peabody Energy

A crowd of about a thousand United Mine Workers of America marched outside the federal courthouse in St. Louis, where the Patriot Coal bankruptcy case is being heard.

03/19/2013