6th Circ. Won't Revive Ex-Northwest Pilots' Age Case

Law360, New York (May 7, 2012, 8:21 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Monday rejected a bid from a group of ex-Northwest Airlines Inc. pilots to revive a case alleging the Air Line Pilots Association discriminated against older union members when it divvied up an $888 million claim from the now-defunct airline’s bankruptcy.

A three-judge appeals court panel upheld a Michigan federal court's decision to grant the union summary judgment on the plaintiffs' claims for breach of duty of fair representation under the Railway Labor Act and violations of the federal Age Discrimination in Employment...
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