retired miners http://news.stlpublicradio.org en UMWA, Peabody, Patriot Reach Agreement http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/umwa-peabody-patriot-reach-agreement <p>The nearly monthly rallies by retired miners in front of Peabody Energy&rsquo;s headquarters in downtown St. Louis are now a thing of the past.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The United Mine Workers of America, Peabody Energy, and Patriot Coal announced a settlement late Tuesday night.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>UMWA<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> had been pushing Peabody through its rallies and a lawsuit filed in Charleston to pay for retirees&rsquo; health benefits after its spin-off, Patriot Coal, filed for bankruptcy last year.</span></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 17:47:54 +0000 Maria Altman 30563 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org UMWA, Peabody, Patriot Reach Agreement