2 New American Airlines Union Deals Earn Judge's Approval

Law360, New York (September 12, 2012, 6:07 PM EDT) -- A New York bankruptcy judge on Wednesday greenlighted American Airlines' parent, AMR Corp., to enter into new collective bargaining agreements with two labor unions after the company resolved a limited objection with the U.S. Trustee office.

U.S. Judge Sean H. Lane's ruling allowed the airline company to enter into new six-year, cost-cutting agreements with the Transport Workers Union of America and Association of Professional Flight Attendants. Counsel for AMR and the Trustee office inserted new language, similar to other agreements, preserving the U.S. Trustee's right to...
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