On January 11, 2016, a motion for authority to pay claims of employees was filed in the bankruptcy case of Arch Coal, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 14 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Chapter 11 First Day Motion Re: Motion For Entry of an Order Authorizing (i) the Debtors to (a) Pay Prepetition Wages, Salaries, Employee Benefits and Other Compensation and (b) Maintain Employee Benefits Programs, and Pay Related Administrative Obligations, (ii) Current and Former Employees to Proceed with Outstanding Workers Compensation Claims and (iii) Financial Institutions to Honor and Process Related Checks and Transfers . Filed by Debtor Arch Coal, Inc. (Walsh, Brian)
Arch Coal, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 11, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-40120. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Judge Not Yet Assigned. The law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Arch Coal, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.