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Laid-off Kentucky miners head to hearing to request back pay : Laid-off Kentucky miners head to hearing to request back pay

Aug 05, 2019 - The Canadian Press

HARLAN, Ky. - As laid-off miners block coal trains in Kentucky, protesters are also taking a caravan to court in West Virginia to prod their bankrupt employer, who they say owes employees millions in back pay.

The Louisville Courier Journal reports former Blackjewel coal miners are boarding a bus and passenger vans Monday to a federal bankruptcy court hearing in Charleston, West Virginia, where a judge will decide whether to approve the sale of Blackjewel's assets.

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