Bloomberg Law
Nov. 30, 2015, 5:00 AM

Contract for American Passenger Service Workers OK’d

Members of a joint union association ratified an agreement with American Airlines on a five-year contract for 14,500 passenger service and reservation employees, boosting wages and allowing the carrier to merge the workforce under the same set of rules.

The accord won approval by a vote of 6,993, or 73 percent, in favor to 2,522, or 27 percent, against, the Communications Workers of America-International Brotherhood of Teamsters association said in a statement.

The contract will provide an immediate wage increase averaging 30 percent and raises of 2 percent in each of the next two years and 2.5 percent in the ...

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