United, pilots association reach tentative agreement

United Continental Holdings reports that the company has reached an agreement in principle on a new joint collective bargaining agreement with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) representing pilots at the United and Continental subsidiaries. The agreement is subject to definitive documentation, approvals by the ALPA master executive councils of each subsidiary and ratification by the company’s pilots. “This agreement follows intense negotiations with our pilot group and is an important step forward for our company.”said Fred Abbott, senior vice-president of flight operations for United. (

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