American 737-800. Photo: by Rob Finlayson. American Airlines' mechanics rejected a tentative agreement on a new labor contract in voting Tuesday, setting up a potentially disruptive standoff between airline management and the workers. The Transport Workers Union, representing AA's 11,500 mechanics and related workers, said 6,071 members voted against ratification of the May 5 tentative collective bargaining accord, nearly double the 3,371 who voted in favor. The ...

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