Ten arrested at 2d Peabody Energy protest

Feb 14, 2013 | 03:48 PM | Stacy Irish

Tags  UMWA, Peabody Energy, Patriot Coal, coal, Stacy Irish

NEW YORK — Ten people were arrested Feb. 13 at a United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) protest outside Peabody Energy Inc.’s headquarters in St. Louis, the second such protest in two weeks.

Some 1,000 UMWA members protested pension and health-care benefits for 20,000 retired miners and their dependents, who claim they were employed by Peabody Energy rather than bankrupt coal miner Patriot Coal. The previous protest....





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