NWA Asks Court To Bless Mechanics Agreement

Law360, New York (November 14, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Northwest Airlines is seeking court approval of the settlement and compromise it made with its mechanic, cleaner and custodian employees, which would end any threat of a strike by those employees.

In its filing Monday with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, the airline said there was “no question” that the settlement was in the best interest of it and the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association.

The dispute dates back more than a year to when AMFA declined to send Northwest’s final...
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