Pinnacle Sues ALPA, Alleging Bad-Faith Negotiation

Law360, New York (January 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Pinnacle Airlines Inc. has sued the union that represents its pilots, alleging that the union engaged in bad-faith bargaining in contract talks with Pinnacle that began in 2005.

Pinnacle is seeking an injunction forcing the Air Line Pilots Association of America to stop committing alleged bad-faith negotiations, the company announced on Tuesday.

"We regret having to file this lawsuit, but the union left us with no choice,” Pinnacle Vice President Clive Seal said of the case, filed in a federal district court. “On more than one...
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