Judge Permits Patriot Coal To Scuttle Union Contracts
In a 102-page opinion, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kathy A. Surratt-States approved Patriot’s bid to reject its collective bargaining agreements and offload its retiree health care plan to a union trust, overruling objections from the United Mine Workers of America.
St. Louis-based Patriot, the 10th largest coal producer in the...
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