Judge Tosses American Eagle Pilots' Bargaining Action

Law360, New York (November 2, 2011, 4:25 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Monday tossed a putative class action brought by a group of American Eagle Airlines Inc. pilots over an arbitrator's order setting a time limit for them to decide if they wanted to work for American Airlines Inc.

U.S. District Judge Jorge Solis said in his opinion that the arbitrator, George Nicolau, acted within his authority when he issued the order, which called for American Eagle pilots to make an irrevocable decision about whether or not they would move up to parent...
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