Union Scores Seat On AMR Creditors Committee

Law360, New York (December 5, 2011, 8:19 PM EST) -- The union for a majority of employees with bankrupt AMR Corp., the parent of American Airlines Inc., was among nine parties appointed Monday to a creditors committee that will help shape the company's Chapter 11 case.

Transport Workers Union President James C. Little said in a statement that the U.S. Trustee Program had made the right call in giving the AFL-CIO-affiliated union a seat on the official committee of unsecured creditors, noting AMR's short-term and long-term obligations to TWU members.

The union represents 30,000 employees with...
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