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American Airlines & Machinists Reach Deal

American Airlines has negotiated tentative labor contracts covering more than 11,000 mechanics and other employees at US Airways. The deals are subject to an employee vote.

06/17/2014

American Airlines pilots protest in support of the Allied Pilots Association on October 31 outside Terminal D at DFW (Chuck Schechner/CBSDFW)

New Airline Union Boss Not Afraid Of Strikes

The newly elected leader of airline industry union TWU said that he will increase lobbying, oppose outsourcing and help unions strengthen ties to local communities.

09/26/2013

American Airlines unveils a new company logo and exterior paint scheme on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft on January 17, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Teamsters Seek Toehold At American Airlines

The Teamsters union is trying to replace the union that represents mechanics at American Airlines.

05/28/2013

A US Airways tail rest on the tarmac near two American Airlines planes. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Unions Aim To Share Representation Of AA Workers

Two major unions are seeking to avoid a fight and instead share representation of ground workers at Fort Worth-based American Airlines after the company merges with US Airways.

05/14/2013

Doug Parker (L), Chairman and CEO of US Airways, and Thomas Horton, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Airlines speak during a news conference to announce the merger of the two airlines February 14, 2013 in Dallas Texas.  (Photo by Donna McWilliam/Getty Images

Airline Merger Could Divide Labor Union Ranks

The president of the AFL-CIO is concerned that the merger of American Airlines and US Airways will trigger a costly fight between two unions over ground workers.

04/30/2013

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Airline Merger Could Divide Labor Union Ranks

The president of the AFL-CIO is worried that the merger of American Airlines and US Airways will trigger a costly fight between two unions over representation of airline ground workers.

04/29/2013

Two American Airlines ground crew workers stand under an airplane. (credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

TWU Gets Pay Raise If AA & US Airways Merge

The largest union at American Airlines now has an agreement in place that will give members a nearly five-percent pay raise if American merges with U.S. Airways.

CBSDFW.COM–01/28/2013

American Airlines Announces New Destinations From LAX, Including Non Stop To Shanghai

Hundreds Of AA Workers Could Soon Lose Jobs

Hundreds of American Airlines mechanics, stock clerks and other workers who are represented by the TWU are receiving notices Thursday morning, and this week they could lose their jobs.

10/25/2012

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American Airlines To Lay Off 450 Tulsa Workers

About 450 mechanics and fleet service workers at American Airlines’ Tulsa maintenance base will be laid off by February, the company and union officials announced Friday.

10/05/2012

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Union, Southwest Ask Feds To Mediate Stalled Talks

A union representing about 8,500 ground workers at Southwest Airlines and the airline itself are asking federal mediators to break a standoff in contract talks.

09/19/2012

American Airlines flight attendants arrive for work. (credit: cott Olson/Getty Images)

Hundreds of AA Flight Attendants Taking Early Out

Flight attendants must apply by Thursday, and will receive $40,000 in cash. But they will give up all seniority, lose their company-subsidized health benefits, and can’t be rehired. More than 1400 flight attendants have signed up.

CBS 11–09/14/2012

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AA To Shutter Fort Worth Maintenance Facility

American Airlines plans to eliminate 1,090 jobs when it shuts down a Fort Worth maintenance facility in December.

09/10/2012

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