American Airlines Can't Bar Vote, Union Tells 5th Circ.

Law360, New York (August 14, 2012, 3:20 PM EDT) -- The Communications Workers of America urged the Fifth Circuit on Monday to reverse a decision blocking a vote on whether it can represent nearly 10,000 American Airlines Inc. passenger service agents, fighting an injunction suit by the bankrupt carrier.

The union lodged a brief appealing a June 22 decision that prevented the National Mediation Board from holding an election on the CWA's bid to represent about 9,400 American Airlines workers. The airline sued the NMB in May, claiming it should have followed new federal requirements calling...
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