Nonunion AMR Employees Can't Fend Off Wage Change

Law360, New York (May 16, 2012, 8:25 PM EDT) -- A New York bankruptcy judge on Wednesday rejected American Airlines Inc. passenger service agents' bid to bar the airline from unilaterally modifying their wages and benefits, dealing a blow to the workers, who are not currently represented by a union.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean H. Lane, who is overseeing the bankruptcy of American Airlines and parent AMR Corp., denied the ad hoc committee of PSAs' Feb. 22 motion, which argued AMR was attempting to cut PSAs' wages and benefits before they're able to vote on union...
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