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Airline Unions

Dave Jamieson

American Airlines, US Airways Workers Vote Overwhelmingly To Join Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Thousands of service agents at American Airlines unionized with their new colleagues at U.S. Airways on Tuesday, making the most of last...

Why American Airlines Pilots Finally Said 'Yes' to a New Contract

Skift | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business
Skift

The long contract negotiations between American Airlines management and pilots has ended, with a 74 percent endorsement of the proposed contract. So what were some of the game changers that led to the union approval this time around?

Cracks in the Cover-Up

Helen Davey | Posted 06.13.2012 | Business
Helen Davey

When you see airline crews walking across the terminal with their suitcase on wheels, just know that they are also carrying another kind of baggage.

Time to Change the Game for Airline and Railroad Workers

Edward Wytkind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Edward Wytkind

Unionization in the airline industry has slowed. Why? Union-busting campaigns are alive and well because current election policy encourages employer-run voter suppression campaigns.