On November 23, 2015, an affidavit or declaration regarding motion for authority to reject collective bargaining agreements was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1095 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Declaration re: Declaration of Stephen Douglas Williams in Support of Debtors’ Motion Filed by Interested Party Steering Committee (RE: related document(s) Motion to Reject Lease or Executory Contract Debtors’ Motion Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a), 1113(c) and 1114(g) for an Order (I) Authorizing the Debtors to (A) Reject Collective Bargaining Agreements, (B) Implement Final Labor Pro). (Hall, Michael)
Walter Energy, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on July 15, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-02741. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Tamara Mitchell. The law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Walter Energy, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.