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American, ground workers' union still at odds

American Airlines and its Transport Workers Union, which represents ground workers, are back at the bargaining table after the rank-and-file rejected a tentative agreement that the company and union negotiators had worked on for two years. Now, the union has asked the National Mediation Board to declare an impasse, the first step in a long process that could -- with emphasis on could -- allow the union to call a strike. Read more here ...

American, ground workers' union still at odds

American Airlines and its Transport Workers Union, which represents ground workers, are back at the bargaining table after the rank-and-file rejected a tentative agreement that the company and union negotiators had worked on for two years. Now, the union has asked the National Mediation Board to declare an impasse, the first step in a long process that could -- with emphasis on could -- allow the union to call a strike. Read more here ...  

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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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