City On a Hill by Michael J. Findley
Series: The Space Empire Saga, Book 1.
Approx. 20,730 words.
Published on April 6, 2012 by
Mary C. Findley.
The Lunar Mining Colony seemed like a speculative venture, but their products put the cometition out of business quickly enough and attracted most Earth industries as customers. But when the miners resorted to sabotage to negotiate for higher wages the company not only faced financial ruin but pressure from worldwide shortages of its essential products.