Skimping on Safety Procedures? Mechanics Union Organizers Sue American Airlines

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    American Airlines is being sued by Local 591 — a unit of the Transport Workers Union of America, which represents greater than a third of the mechanics of American Airlines — with allegations that “maintenance directors pressured workers to skimp on federal safety procedures and threatened discipline if they reported too many maintenance flaws” in violation of the Railway Labor Act; and they are demanding punitive damages, according to... The post Skimping on Safety Procedures? Mechanics Union Organizers Sue American Airlines appeared first on The Gate.

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