5/29/2013

As the International Brotherhood of Teamsters filed an application for election to represent mechanics at American Airlines, the carrier says the decision over union representation should be left to the mechanics. "Our people have the right to union representation and to choose which union represents them," said AA spokesman Paul Flaningan. He also said he hopes the mechanics "will examine the options and take the time to vote on the path they believe is best for them, their families, and the company."

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