ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 26, 2002—US Airways’ maintenance training specialists, represented by the International Association of Machinists (IAM) District 141-M, ratified its proposal today on the Company’s restructuring plan by a 39-1 vote in favor.
“This ratification illustrates the strong commitment that these employees share to restoring US Airways’ financial health,” said Jerry Glass, US Airways senior vice president of employee relations.
In addition to the maintenance training specialists, US Airways has ratified restructuring plan agreements with its pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association; flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants; simulator engineers, dispatchers, and the flight crew training instructors, each represented by the Transport Workers Union. US Airways’ machinists and fleet service workers, also represented by the IAM, are expected to vote on the Company’s proposal by Aug. 28, 2002. No agreement has yet been reached with the Communications Workers of America.
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