House Will Vote To Extend FAA Funding After Union Deal

Law360, New York (January 23, 2012, 7:16 PM EST) -- The U.S. House of Representatives will vote Tuesday to approve a short-term extension of funding for the Federal Aviation Administration after Republicans backed down on labor provisions making it harder for aviation workers to unionize.

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., reached an agreement Friday modifying the legislation’s language that would have vacated a National Mediation Board ruling that made it easier for workers to vote for union representation. 

Under the agreement, the National Mediation Board would be...
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