Health Care at Risk for 12,000 Retired Miners and Their Families

Alec MacGillis
October 27, 2015

Peabody Energy, the nation’s largest coal company, is seeking release from a pledge to pay into a health insurance fund.

Peabody’s maneuver is perhaps the starkest example yet of how corporate engineering by coal companies under increasing economic duress is imperiling whatever security workers and retirees still possess after their years of work in frequently dangerous conditions.

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