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By Greg Johnson
Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Judge says paying Blackjewel employees is top priority

 

July 4, 2019



GILLETTE — Wyoming Blackjewel LLC employees still having problems with their final regular paychecks may have those worked out by Friday.

Concerned over reports of Blackjewel LLC employees not being paid, a federal bankruptcy court judge held a short Fourth of July hearing where he made it clear that getting workers the money they’re owed is a top priority.

“I know this may be interfering with the holiday plans for some of you, but I’m sure you’d agree it’s minimal (compared) to what these employees are dealing with,” said Judge Frank W. Volk from U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the...



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