Law360, New York (August 17, 2011, 5:05 PM EDT) -- A North Carolina federal judge refused Wednesday to toss or transfer U.S. Airways Inc.'s suit accusing the U.S. Airline Pilots Association of deliberately slowing down the carrier's operations in an attempt to gain an upper hand in collective bargaining negotiations.
U.S. District Judge Robert J. Conrad Jr. denied the pilots' union's motion to dismiss the suit or move it to the Eastern District of New York, where the group has an action pending against U.S. Airways stemming from the same collective bargaining dispute.
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