The United Mine Workers says Patriot Coal (PCXCQ.OB) broke off negotiations on labor and retiree...

|About: Patriot Coal Corp. (PCXCQ)|By:, SA News Editor

The United Mine Workers says Patriot Coal (PCXCQ.OB) broke off negotiations on labor and retiree contracts, leaving open the possibility of a strike. Union officials say concessions approved by a bankruptcy judge last month require too great a sacrifice from their members, and members will be asked to vote on the new terms later this month.