Former TWA Pilots Can't Step Into AMR Labor Dispute

Law360, New York (July 19, 2012, 3:11 PM EDT) -- A New York bankruptcy judge on Thursday shot down as untimely a bid by a company representing former Trans World Airline pilots, now subsumed into bankrupt AMR Corp. unit American Airlines Inc., objecting to AMR's plans to jettison union agreements.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean H. Lane rejected TWA Pilots Seniority Defense Fund LLC's motion to intervene in the dispute as essentially too much, too late. He noted that the company went through an entire trial over its motion to reject collective bargaining agreements under Section 1113...
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