Airlines Say Pilot Seniority Ruling Needs 6th Circ. Redo

Law360, New York (August 2, 2017, 5:43 PM EDT) -- Flight Options LLC and Flexjet LLC have asked the full Sixth Circuit to rethink a decision ordering them to use a post-merger pilot’s seniority list drafted by the Teamsters, saying the ruling contradicts requirements that the airlines be included in the process.

The three-judge panel’s July 17 decision largely upheld the union’s request for a preliminary injunction, stopping the air carrier’s move to play a part in creating the pilot seniority list. According to the carriers’ Monday brief, the ruling goes against a requirement of the...
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