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Wednesday, November 21, 2007

ALPA's ASA Pilots Ratify New Contract

After five years of negotiating for a new collective bargaining agreement with their employer, Delta Connection Atlantic Southeast Airlines pilots voted to ratify a new contract.Voting on the tentative agreement concluded Tuesday, November 20 at 10:00 a.m. EST. A full 81 percent of the 1,239 ASA pilots who were eligible to vote did so. Of the ballots cast, 837 – 83.45 percent – favored of the agreement. Those in opposition represented 166 votes or 16.55 percent of the total votes cast. Pilot union leaders signed the contract deal with representatives of ASA management Tuesday afternoon. The new contract for ASA pilots, who are represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, International, reflects improvements in wages, work rules, job protections, and scheduling. Related Story
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