Ex-TWA Pilots Launch Action To Get Rehired By AA

Law360, New York (May 24, 2010, 2:51 PM EDT) -- Several former Trans World Airlines Inc. pilots who were furloughed following American Airlines Inc.'s 2001 acquisition of TWA have launched a putative class action challenging a recent arbitration award allowing American's union to halt the rehiring of these pilots.

The plaintiffs argue in a complaint filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee that an arbitrator's decision upholding labor union Air Line Pilots Association International's contention that TWA pilots cannot be rehired ahead of American pilots should be vacated because the...
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