What’s at stake for miners

UMWA is promising its biggest turnout yet in downtown St. Louis on Monday, April 29. Here’s their explanation: http://www.fairnessatpatriot.org Jeffrey Tomich sets up the key bankruptcy hearing in the Post-Dispatch, talks to union, Patriot CEO Ben Hatfield and Peabody.


A coalition of religious activists issued a report on Patriot Coal, sympathetic to workers and retirees:  http://bit.ly/10LyKCf

Cecil RobertsCecil Roberts and protesters returned to St. Louis on May 21, and Roberts and nine others were arrested. This is at least the third time Roberts has been arrested in St. Louis; he also was arrested at a Patriot protest in Charleston, W.Va.


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