International Assn. of Machinists and Aerospace Workers said Friday that it has launched a campaign to replace the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in representing United Airlines' 9,000 mechanics. IAM, which currently represents 17,000 UA employees including ramp workers, claimed it has been asked by a "diverse group" of UA mechanics to step in. It said its focus would be on securing a pension plan for the mechanics. IAM previously represented the airline's mechanics and led the ...

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