Judge Junks American Airlines Suit Against NMB Union Ruling

Law360, New York (November 6, 2012, 11:40 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Tuesday tossed American Airlines Inc.'s suit challenging a National Mediation Board ruling allowing for a vote on a union's potential representation of American Airlines' passenger service agents, after the Fifth Circuit refused to rehear an appeal by the airline.

U.S. District Judge Terry R. Means tossed the suit after the Fifth Circuit last week denied the airline's request for a rehearing of its Oct. 3 decision clearing the way for the NMB to hold an election on the Communication Workers of...
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