The National Mediation Board has announced that JetBlue Airways’ 2,529 pilots voted overwhelmingly to join the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA). Of the 96% of pilots eligible to vote, 71% voted for ALPA. JetBlue had been the lone US major airline with no employees represented by a union. In 2009 and 2011, JetBlue pilots voted against representation by ALPA. ALPA president Lee Moak said the association “is ready to work with JetBlue pilots to achieve their goals. They make our ...

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