Southwest Airlines announced that its ramp, operations, provisioning, and cargo agents have narrowly approved the tentative agreement that was reached with union negotiators in late December. The Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 555 reported that 50.4% of those who cast ballots voted in favor of the five-year contract agreement. Southwest said the new contract provides wage increases and work rule improvements, while at the same time enhances the Dallas-based carrier’s ...

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