Court orders Blackjewel negotiators to resolve matters outside of court

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CHARLOTTE, W.Va. (WYMT) - Blackjewel miners have been waiting for more than six weeks for pay and have also waited for answers in court.

Wednesday, an order was filed in the West Virginia bankruptcy court that will make them wait even longer.

This order states the parties are engaging in good faith negotiations to resolve outstanding matters without court intervention.

If the parties cannot agree by October 1st, there will be mediation with a federal magistrate by no later than October 15th.

You can read the entire order in the document below:

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