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Mine Workers Win Settlement of Retiree Health Care From Patriot, Peabody

QUANTICO, Va.—The Mine Workers have won a $400 million settlement from Patriot Coal Co., and its predecessor for the retirees involved, Peabody Coal, to cover the retirees’ and their families’ health care costs, the union said on Oct. 10. The U.S. bankruptcy judge in St. Louis who is hearing the Patriot bankruptcy reorganization must still approve the settlement,  It will […]

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Detroit AFSCME, Other Unions Go to Court VS. City Bankruptcy Plea

Saying Detroit city workers would get hurt unnecessarily, the city’s AFSCME affiliate, which represents them, went to court August 19 against Detroit’s bankruptcy filing. Two city workers’ pension systems also filed, as did several other unions representing Detroit workers.

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