American, pilots union resume contract negotiations

Negotiations between American Airlines and its pilots union resumed Monday, but the union is objecting to the carrier's proposal on pilot pay. Pilots had asked for a 10% signing bonus and 7% raises each year for three years, and the carrier countered with two proposals. "To make our major investments pay off, we need to achieve mutually beneficial, transformational labor agreements and now is the time to do so," said Sue Gordon, an airline spokeswoman.

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