Northwest Defeated In Unemployment Benefit Battle

Law360, New York (September 15, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a boost for Northwest’s rank-and-file workers, the Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled that the airline’s mechanics and technicians should not have been denied unemployment benefits at the beginning of their union’s strike.

On Wednesday, the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA), the union representing Northwest's mechanics and technicians, announced the news, hailing the court’s decision as a huge win.

"The winning of the unemployment benefits in the Court of Appeals is a victory for our members on NWA and a victory for justice,” said AMFA...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.