Mesa Air Group pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Assn., filed a federal lawsuit this week in an effort to force management to follow what the pilots consider to be terms of their collective bargaining agreement. The dispute centers on the awarding of flight schedules and reassigning of flight duties. "Competent pilot scheduling is key to our pilots' quality of life," Mesa ALPA unit chairman James Ackerman said. "It dictates how long you're away from home, how much you're paid and ...

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