Bankrupt Frontier, Teamsters Settle Contract Dispute

Law360, New York (August 7, 2009, 2:42 PM EDT) -- Frontier Airlines has settled a dispute with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters over the rejection of a collective bargaining agreement covering the bankrupt airline's mechanics and maintenance workers.

The union and the airline issued a joint statement Thursday saying they had agreed on a contract and settled litigation arising from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York's decision last year to allow Frontier to impose wage and benefit reductions on union members.

The parties said the new wage and benefit reductions bring...
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