TITLE

Bonuses, Climbing Patriot Legal Bills Anger Organized Labor

AUTHOR(S)
KUYKENDALL, TAYLOR
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
State Journal (WV);3/22/2013, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) is protesting against Patriot Coal Corp. which is the subsidiary of Peabody Energy Corp. It mentions that union members are taking part in the protest as Patriot is planning to deduct the healthcare benefits of its former union miners. According to president of UMWA Cecil Roberts, Patriot is doing one of the most brazen corporate crimes by deducting the benefits.
ACCESSION #
86441330

 

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