Bankruptcy Judge Denies AMR’s Request to Reject Pilot Contracts

(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Wednesday, August 15, denied a request by American Airlines’ parent AMR Corp. to abandon collective bargaining agreements with its pilots’ union, despite AMR’s goal to save more than $1 billion a year in labor costs. Judge Sean Lane, who is overseeing AMR’s bankruptcy restructuring, turned down AMR’s motion in part because it would give […]

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