AMR Says Retiree Committee Would Slow Down Labor Talks

Law360, New York (February 22, 2012, 7:49 PM EST) -- AMR Corp. on Wednesday told the Delaware judge overseeing its bankruptcy that nonunion retirees should not form a committee to represent the interests of all retired company workers because a committee was not needed and would hold up labor negotiations.

American Airlines Inc. parent AMR told U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean H. Lane that a committee to represent the interests of retirees was unnecessary, as retired union employees were represented by the employee groups they were formerly a part of, such as the the Association of Professional...
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