SkyWest Ordered To Stop Interfering With Pilots' Union

Law360, New York (July 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A California court has ordered airline SkyWest Inc. to allow its pilots to distribute information about their union, an early success for the pilots in their lawsuit alleging the airline has illegally suppressed their organizing efforts.

“It was a huge and tremendous victory,” said Linda Lye, an attorney at Altshuler Berzon LLP who represents the pilots. “There was a chill that was lifted at SkyWest.”

In a complaint filed May 22, a group of SkyWest pilots accused their employer of suppressing their efforts at unionization while...
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