U.S. High Court Denies Petition For Cert In Airline Seniority Appeal

Mealey's (October 11, 2016, 1:49 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 11 denied a request by flight attendants to rule on employee seniority disputes following the merger of two airlines, leaving in place a decision by the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that upheld dismissal of a complaint filed by former Trans World Airlines (TWA) flight attendants who claimed that they were improperly bumped to the bottom of the seniority list for the second time after American Airlines and U.S. Airways merged (Flight Attendants in Reunion, et...
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